E-cigarettes recalled amid fears battery could overheat and cause injury

Argos has withdrawn a number of e-cigarettes because the battery sold with them could cause overheat

Argos has withdrawn a number of e-cigarettes because the battery sold with them could cause overheating, resulting in injury. Picture: SUFFOLK TRADING STANDARDS - Credit: Suffolk Trading Standards

Suffolk Trading Standards has warned that Argos is withdrawing a number of e-cigarettes, because the battery sold with them could cause overheating and result in injury.

The affected products are: Smok X Priv kit black and red - 7395615, Smok Mag kit 220 black prism - 8143639, Smok X Priv kit chrome - 8638151, Innokin Proton kit rainbow - 8647661, Smok Mag kit black and red - 8651592, Innokin Proton kit black - 8652175. No other products are affected by the recall.

A Suffolk Trading Standards spokesman said: "If you bought one of these products from Argos, please stop using it immediately and return it to an Argos store for a refund."

Argos has said that customers who return one of these products will receive £79.99.

If you have any concerns about the safety of a product you have purchased, you can report it to Suffolk Trading Standards by calling the national Citizens Advice Consumer helpline on 03454 040506.

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