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Pains Wessex Product Recall
Important Safety Notice




Following an incident in which a member of the public was injured, Pains Wessex has announced a voluntary product recall of two batches of its White Collision Warning (MK7) Hand Flares.

The Lot Numbers of the batches being recalled are 2045 and 2046. This number can be found ink-jetted on the tube of the flare. No other Pains Wessex products are being recalled.

The Pains Wessex White Collision Warning (MK 7) Hand Flare is sold on its own and is also contained as a part of the Collision Warn-Off Kit and the ORC RORC Distress Kit.

Customers with Pains Wessex White Collision Warning (MK7) flares are asked

to check if products are from Lot numbers 2045 or 2046. If so, Pains Wessex are asking customers not to use the flare, and to return it immediately to the place of purchase where it will be replaced.

If unable to return the flare to the place of purchase, customers may take the flare to their nearest chandler. To assist its customers with this recall, Pains Wessex has set up a 24 hour help line on + 44 (0) 2392 623962 or the company can be contacted via email at

Pains Wessex confirms that an investigation has commenced in co-operation with the Health & Safety Executive and Trading Standards. The company is also conducting an internal investigation into the incident.

April 2006