Discount retailer Bargain Buys has been forced to recall two types of vacuum flasks over concerns about their safety.
The retailer has urged customers who bought either its 1 Litre Vacuum Jug Flask or 1.8 Litre Vacuum Flask with 2 cups to stop using them immediately.
Issuing the recall, the retailer said: “These products are not up to the required safety standards, and present a possible danger to health. Customers’ health and safety are of paramount importance to us therefore we have issued this product recall.
“Please stop using the product immediately and return the item to any Bargain Buys store - our stores will issue you with a refund or exchange.
“No other thermos flask is affected by this notice - we apologise sincerely for any inconvenience caused and thank our customers for their cooperation.
“Please contact our customer service team on 01924 420260 if you wish to verify whether the flasks you have purchased are affected.
The affected items carry product codes O-58836 & O-57625 and barcodes: 5050577588369 and 5050577576250.