Vype e-cigarettes have been recalled from Argos and Sainsbury’s due to a fire risk

Vype e-cigarettes have been recalled from Argos and Sainsbury’s due to a fire risk
A range of Vype e-cigs have been recalled
Vype e-cigarettes have been withdrawn from sale at Argos and Sainsbury’s,  over fears they could catch fire.

The Vype eTank pro starter kits were previously available for £25 online at Sainsbury’s, while Vype products can also be found on Amazon as well as specialist retailer websites.

As a precautionary measure, Vype is now asking any customer who purchased an affected device or its standalone battery to return the product for replacement.

To check the product code on your device, you should unscrew the clearomiser from your Vype eThank Pro battery.

The product code will be visible on the top of the battery.

For more information about how to check the product code, see www.govype.com/uk/batchcode.

Products purchased in Sainsbury’s will also have the code on the back of the Vype eTank Pro kit.

The recall applies to  devices or standalone batteries  for the Vype eTank Pro with any of the product codes below:

  • IUK1UG19MBC
  • IUK1UG19ABC
  • I6J19MAECetp1
  • I6J19AAECetp1
  • I6J19NAECetp1
  • I6J20MAECetp1
  • I6J20AAECetp1
  • I6K09MAECetp1
  • I6K09AAECetp1
  • I6K09NAECetp1
  • I6K10MAECetp1
  • I6K10AAECetp1
  • I6K10NAECetp1
  • I6K11MAECetp1
  • I6K11AAECetp1
  • I6K11NAECetp1
  • I6K12MAECetp1
  • I6L09MAECetp1
  • I6L09AAECetp1
  • I6L14MAECetp1
  • I6L14AAECetp1
  • I6L14NAECetp1
  • I7A04MAECetp1
  • I7A04AAECetp1
  • I7A04NAECetp1
  • I7A05MAECetp1
  • I7A05AAECetp1
  • I7A05NAECetp1
  • I7A07MAECetp1
  • I7A07AAECetp1
  • I7A07NAECetp1
  • I7A08MAECetp1

For more information about how to check the product code on your device, please go to www.govype.com/uk/batchcode.

No other products in the range are known to be affected.

A spokesperson for Vype said: “Vype take product safety and quality very seriously and would like to make sure all their consumers are satisfied with their purchases.

Customers can contact Vype via email at etankpro@govype.com or on 0800 520 0150.