A recent report by the Office for Product Safety & Standards has identified the PowerStar Electricals BTF Series Explosion Proof Axial Flow Fan as a severe risk. Although sold as safe, the report finds that the product may not be safe for use in potentially explosive or flammable atmospheres. The report states that there is no evidence that it has been subject to the appropriate conformity assessment. The recommended guidance is customers stop using these products in environments where a flammable or explosive atmosphere could form and should contact their distributor to request redress.
For the full report including other items please download it from the Office for Product Safety & Standards website