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    Poundland recall Halloween wigs due to safety concerns (Update)

    Editor
    The wigs affected have been on sale at Poundland stores, Poundland Online and Dealz stores since August.

    http://i.imgur.com/Yu9dLse.jpg

    Poundland is recalling the above Halloween & Celebration Wigs which have been found to fall below our standards as they do not meet the Toy Safety flammability standard and therefore pose a risk if exposed to a naked flame. The Halloween wigs affected have been on sale since August 2016 and the Celebrations dress up wigs have been on sale since March 2015 at Poundland stores, Poundland Online and Dealz stores.

    If you have purchased one of these products (listed above) or have any concerns regarding any other Poundland wigs you have purchased previously, please return it to your nearest store for a full refund.

    As a responsible retailer we take the testing and the standard of our products very seriously and remain committed to the highest levels of product quality and safety which is why we are taking this precautionary measure. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

    What You Should Do

    Check the barcode on your purchase matches those shown on this notice and return the item to your nearest store as soon as possible.

    If you have purchased this product for someone else or know someone who has one, please tell them about this notice.

    Should you have any queries or concerns regarding this information please call our customer service team free on 0800 731 5622 between 9am and 5:30pm Monday to Friday.

    #127038 - FRIGHT NITE LONG WIG (Green, Blue, Black, Red, Pink) Barcodes: 5054110002671, 5054110002688, 5054110002695, 5054110002701, 5054110002718

    #115428 - FRIGHT NITE SHORT BOB WIG (Green, Blue, Black, Red, Pink) Barcodes: 5054110002626, 5054110002633, 5054110002640, 5054110002657, 5054110002664, 5054110280475, 5054110280482, 5054110280499, 5054110280505, 5054110280512

    #127039 - FRIGHT NITE CURLY WIG (Green, Blue, Black, Red, Pink) Barcodes: 5054110002725, 5054110002732, 5054110002749, 5054110002756, 5054110002763

    #123716 - LONG WIG (PINK/ BLUE/ BLONDE) - Barcodes: 5053834237161, 5054110421885, 5054110421892, 5054110421908

    #125690 - LUXURY SHORT WIG - Barcodes: 5053834256902, 5054110285364, 5054110285371, 5054110285388

    http://i.imgur.com/vieJTy3.jpg

    #4356 - WITCHES HAT WITH HAIR - Barcodes: 5025066043568, 5054110003241, 5054110003258, 5054110003265, 5054110003272

    Poundland is recalling the above Witches Hat with Hair, which has been found to fall below our standards as they do not meet the Toy Safety flammability standard and therefore pose a risk if exposed to a naked flame. The hats affected have been on sale since August 2013 at Poundland stores, Poundland Online and Dealz stores.

    Customer Care Line: 0800 731 5622.

    15 Comments

    Why the recall?

    Mikeygolfgt

    Why the recall?



    ​Bad Hair Day

    Only a Pound? Such a small price toupee.

    Predikuesi

    Only a Pound? Such a small price toupee.



    Genius. Simple. Effective. Bravo sir.

    Hair Raising Issues?

    Predikuesi

    Only a Pound? Such a small price toupee.



    May just be my favourite ever comment on this site

    Mikeygolfgt

    Why the recall?



    ​When you wear them whilst drinking Rubicon mango.....

    Mikeygolfgt

    Why the recall?



    To stop some clowns hurting themselves.

    Apparently, some are really, really dangerous making them a hazard to anyone (particularly women) in the vicinity of someone wearing one. Look at this prat.

    ThePasty

    Genius. Simple. Effective. Bravo sir.


    Clearly you have never heard that one.

    QuickProfits

    Clearly you have never heard that one.



    Clearly! And neither has the other 13 people that liked the comment either. Or rather, at that point in the day when all was lost, i read his little snippet of humour and it made me smile, and deserved a little acknowledgement of that.

    ThePasty

    Clearly! And neither has the other 13 people that liked the comment … Clearly! And neither has the other 13 people that liked the comment either. Or rather, at that point in the day when all was lost, i read his little snippet of humour and it made me smile, and deserved a little acknowledgement of that.



    Why do you think they haven't? Just curious, I was one of those 13 by the way.

    QuickProfits

    Why do you think they haven't? Just curious, I was one of those 13 by the … Why do you think they haven't? Just curious, I was one of those 13 by the way.



    I was being facetious. Apologies.

    Original Poster Editor

    OP updated. Seems these are a fire risk when exposed to a naked flame. Given the amount of sparklers and lit up pumpkins this time of year, these could be really dangerous.
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