RECALL: Poundland Recall Halloween Wigs and Accessories Due To Fire Risk

28 October 2016
Poundland Recall Halloween Wigs As Fire Risk

If you have recently purchased Halloween Wigs or Hair Accessories from Poundland then you will need to know about the latest recall.

Poundland has had to recall some of it's Halloween costume accessories as they pose a fire risk if they were to come into contact with a naked flame. The following notice was issued by Poundland on the Trading Standards website:

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 products that have been recalled are:

#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

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

#148169 – 2PK CLIP IN HAIRPIECE 3 ASST – Barcode: 5053834481694

What should you do next?

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. Make sure your barcode matches the one's above and please let other's know about this recall if you think they may have also bought one.

Poundland also stated:

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.

You can find all the information on the Trading Standards Website*.

TOPICS:   News and Recalls


  • Gemma N.

    What's wrong with a good old black bin bag for Halloween like my mum made us wear haha xxx

  • Denise W.

    what if I don't have the receipt anymore as I have 2 of these wigs

    • Sian J.

      You normally just take them back and they refund you.

  • Loren C.

    Thanks Hun, Ooh let's hope I don't go up in smoke! Lol xx

  • Karen G.

    Aren't the majority of Halloween costumes horribly flammable?

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