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Powerstar Electricals BTF Series Explosion Proof axial flow fan is being recalled due to an explosion risk.

This product has been assessed as presenting a serious risk of harm as it has the potential to act as an ignition source in a flammable atmosphere, which could lead to fire and explosion.

The product has not been subject to an appropriate conformity assessment and does not bear any of the required markings.

Powerstar Electricals BTF Series Explosion Proof axial flow fan (53225236)
Powerstar Electricals BTF Series Explosion Proof axial flow fan (53225236)

The products do not meet the requirements of the Equipment and Protective Systems Intended for Use in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2016 (ATEX).

The Trading Standards website said: "The products have been withdrawn from sale and recalled from all known customers. We recommend customers stop using these products in environments where a flammable or explosive atmosphere could form. Customers should contact their distributor to request redress."



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