On 5 April 2006 a member of the public was seriously injured while using a Pains Wessex MK7 White Hand Flare. Pains Wessex is cooperating with the public authorities to investigate the incident and has commenced its own internal investigation. Although the cause of the accident is unclear, as a responsible company, Pains Wessex is recalling certain White Collision Warning (MK7) Hand Flares. The Lot Numbers of the batches recalled are 2045 and 2046. This number can be found ink-jetted on the tube of the flare. White Collision Warning (MK7) Hand Flare No other Pains Wessex products are being recalled.
The Pains Wessex White Collision Warning (MK 7) Hand Flare is sold on its own and are also contained as a part of the Collision Warn-Off Kit and the ORC RORC Distress Kit.
Please check if you have a flare with either Lot Number. If so, do not use it but return it immediately to the place of purchase where it will be replaced. If you are unable to return to it the place of purchase, please take to your nearest chandler, or telephone Pains Wessex + 44(0)2392 623962 or e-mail [email protected] Collision Warn Off Kit ORC RORC Distress Kit