RECALL: Horrible Histories Gladiator Costume @ Asda

25 May 2016
RECALL: Horrible Histories Costume @ Asda

Asda have just issued a recall on this Horrible Histories Gladiator Costume due to safety fears. It has been "found to contain a higher level of one chemical above the limit set by the Toy Safety Directive", and though there is no more detail than that it does sound a little worrying.

There is just this one costume being recalled, no others are affected by this recall, and if you have one you should return it to Asda for a full refund.

You can read the recall on the Asda website here, and it follows in full below:

Product Recall: Horrible Histories Gladiator Costume

Price: £14 / £15
Barcode: 5054620664246
On sale since: February 2016

What's happened?

Asda is recalling the George Horrible Histories Gladiator Fancy Dress Costume as a small number of products were found to contain a higher level of one chemical above the limit set by the Toy Safety Directive. This is a precautionary measure following internal testing.

What you should do?

If you have purchased the Horrible Histories Gladiator Fancy Dress Costume, please take the product back to your local Asda store for a full refund. No receipt or packaging is necessary. We are very sorry for any inconvenience caused.

If you would like any further information please contact:
Asda Customer Relations – 0800 952 0101

TOPICS:   News and Recalls


  • Claire H.

    Why cant they get things right, its supposed to b for a child, disgustin!!! if a child was seriously harmed then they wud be sued or worst, make the world and everything in it safer for our children!!!!

  • Lorelai P.

    Why don't they do the 'internal testing' BEFORE they put them on sale?

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