Johannesburg - Woolworths Holdings [JSE:WHL] said it was
recalling hot water bottles sold since April 2011.
The recall was initiated following a number of hot water
bottles being returned and a customer being injured as a result of a leaking
The recall applies to hot water bottles with style numbers
501120262, 501120270 and 501120254, barcodes 600910139792, 6009101397440, and
"The safety of our customers is of utmost importance,
and therefore we immediately initiated the recall. We know that South Africans
trust Woolworths for quality and would like to apologise to our customers for
any inconvenience caused," said Woolworths director of clothing and
general merchandise, Brett Kaplan.
The group said the hot water bottles could be returned in
store for a full refund and customers could call Customer Services on 0860 022
002 if they had any queries.