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B&Q safety alert as hairline fractures in 33 shower doors could cause personal injury

By Devon Live | Posted: July 08, 2015

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DIY giant B&Q has identified potential safety issues with a range of its shower doors - including those sold in Exeter branches.

Despite quality control procedures, the company have discovered that hairline fractures have appeared in plastic hinge brackets.

These could potentially cause the screen door to fall from the mounting bracket and cause serious injury.

Customers are urged to immediately stop using the below products and contact their UK helpline on 0300 3034482. in order to receive metal hinge brackets.

The shower doors affected and their product codes are, as follows:

04061816 – Cooke & Lewis Perdita compact sail bath screen 900 x 1400mm

03825068 - Cooke & Lewis Adelphi curved bath shower screen 760 x 1500mm

03827833 - Cooke & Lewis Adelphi L shaped shower bath screen 815 x 1400mm

5397007032369 - Cooke & Lewis Ramsay curved glass over bath screen 760 x 1500mm

04080213 - Cooke & Lewis shower column & Adelphi L shaped bath screen (right hand) 800 x 1500mm

04080183 - Cooke & Lewis shower column & Adelphi L shaped bath screen (left hand) 800 x 1500mm

04080220 - Cooke & Lewis shower column & Adelphi straight bath screen (right hand) 800 x 1500mm

04080190 - Cooke & Lewis shower column & Adelphi straight bath screen (left hand) 800 x 1500mm

04080206 - Cooke & Lewis shower column & Adelphi curved bath screen (right hand) 720 x 1500mm

04080176 - Cooke & Lewis shower column & Adelphi curved bath screen (left hand) 720 x 1500mm

04080152 - Cooke & Lewis full access foldaway enclosed panels 800mm

04080169 - Cooke & Lewis full access foldaway enclosed panels 900mm

5055063583620 - L shaped shower bath screen chrome / clear 815 x 1400mm

0000003751954 – B&Q curved glass shower bath screen 760 x 1500mm

In addition the affected screens would have also been supplied as part of the following bathroom packages:

Please note that action is only required for the hinge brackets of the screens and not the other products in the package.

04123514 Torquay curved bath left hand, panel & screen

04123521 Torquay curved bath right hand, panel & screen

04123392 Ideal Standard Vue curved bath right hand, panel & screen

04126683 Cooke & Lewis Alonso toilet, basin, tap pack including curved right hand bath screen & panel

04126799 Treviso toilet, basin, tap pack including curved right hand bath screen & panel

04210917 Most toilet, basin, tap & right hand bath

04212522 Most toilet, basin, tap & left hand bath

04070344 Plumbsure Newbury suite curved bath

04070351 Plumbsure Newbury suite curved bath right hand

04070504 Plumbsure Torquay suite curved bath left hand

04070511 Plumbsure Torquay suite curved bath right hand

04070566 Armitage Shanks suite & curved bath left hand

04070573 Armitage Shanks suite & curved bath right hand

04070672 B&Q Romsey suite & curved bath left hand

04070689 B&Q Romsey suite & curved bath right hand

04070733 B&Q Monaco suite & curved bath left hand

04070740 B&Q Monaco suite & curved bath right hand

04070788 B&Q Cordoba suite & curved bath left hand

04070795 B&Q Cordoba suite & curved bath right hand

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