At Vype our consumers are central to everything we do and we never compromise on quality or safety.
A small number of consumers have brought to our attention some issues with their Vype eTank Pro device. These issues relate to the potential for the battery to short circuit in particular product batches, which may pose a fire risk.


Cat no. 7076518


If you purchased a device or a standalone battery for Vype eTank Pro which has one of the product codes listed below, we ask you to return your Vype eTank Pro or the standalone battery you purchased to us so we can replace it for you. The quickest way to do this is to contact us by email at or alternatively, you can contact us by phone at 0800 520 0150.


Unscrew your clearomiser from you Vype eTank Pro battery.

Step 2

Locate the product code from the top of the battery.

Step 3

If your product code is listed in the following table, then please get in touch with us immediately using our details.

For more information about how to check the product code on your device, please go to
We are doing this a a precautionary measure. We take product safety and quality very seriously and we want to make sure all our consumers are satisfied with their purchases.

Lee Stafford Coco Loco Hair Straightener - Cat no. 557/2162

(Notice added 6th March 2018)
As part of ongoing quality checks; manufacturer (MPL) has identified a potential safety hazard involving the swivel mains connection of the appliance, which could result in an electric shock hazard.
The manufacturer (MPL) of catalogue number 5572162 has asked retailers selling the product to assist them in contacting customers who have bought this product and we want to make you aware that they are recalling the Hair Straightener as a precaution.
This is how to check if your Hair Straightener is affected:
1) Lee Stafford Coco Loco Straightener, catalogue number 557/2162, Model Number LSHS15, Batch Code 1623
2) Compare your Hair Straightener with the photo below:

Lee Stafford Coco Loco Hair Straightener

How to get a replacement Hair straightener
1) This recall relates only to Lee Stafford Coco Loco Straightener, catalogue number 557/2162, Model Number LSHS15, Batch Code 1623
2) If your hair straightener has the same catalogue/model number but a different batch number, your hair straightener is NOT impacted by this recall
3) The Model Number and Batch code are printed on the rating plate, located on the inside of the lower half of the straightener handle-see below image.
Any questions? Please contact MPL Customer Service 03454 676743: or email

Lee Stafford Fat Curling Tong - Cat No. 227/2128

Contact MPL Customer Service 03454 676743: or email for a replacement product.
(Notice added 24th September 2014)
We have been advised of a safety concern by the supplier of the Lee Stafford Fat Tong on products with Model Ref: LSHT11. Only batch code 1421 is affected (located on the handle rating plate). On a small number of items, the handle assembly securing screws have failed, allowing the mains lead swivel connection to fall out. If this happens, under no circumstances should you touch the swivel connection electrical contacts. The product must be unplugged from the mains supply.

The LSHT11 has been sold exclusively through Argos stores since July 2014.


1. Immediately stop using your Lee Stafford Fat Tong.
2. Return the product to your nearest Argos store where a full refund will be given.
If you require further information, you may contact: MPL Customer Service - 0345 467 6743, option 2

Lee Stafford Jumbo Lazy Curl & Nourish - Catalogue number 151/4715

(Notice added 20th March 2014)
In the interests of safety, has been advised that, as a precaution, we recall the product listed above as it is possible that the connecting socket to the swivel connection could fail which could cause a potential electric shock. No other Lee Stafford products are affected by the recall.


Please stop using the product immediately and unplug the appliance from the mains supply. Return the the affected item to store for a full refund.

Hello Kitty & Doctor Who Rotary Firefly Toothbrushes – catalogue numbers 4435066 & 4435028

(Notice added 25th August 2011)
We have become aware of a problem affecting the Hello Kitty and Doctor Who Rotary Firefly Toothbrushes (Only items purchased before 6th July 2011 are affected). It is possible that the pins holding the end section of the brush in place may fail causing the rotary head to break away from the toothbrush. This could create small parts which could pose a choking hazard.


If you have an example of one of these toothbrushes... Please stop using it immediately and return the product to your nearest Argos store for a full refund. We wish to thank you for your co–operation and apologise for any inconvenience.


Notice updated 18th July 2018