Poundworld shoppers are being warned about the recall of two Halloween costume items due to a 'potential safety issue'.

According to the Chartered Trading Standards Institute, the shop is recalling its Children's Hair Raising Mask and Children's Hair Raising Hands.

The notice says: "Poundworld has identified a potential safety issue with (these) products.

"Customer safety and satisfaction are of paramount importance to us, therefore we have issued this product recall."

The notice also said anyone who has purchased these items should stop using them immediately and return them to get a refund.

Staff apologised for the inconvenience but no other details have been released about what the potential safety issue is.

The product details are as follows:

Children's Hair Raising Mask

Product Code: M-48488

Barcode: 5050577484883

Batch: All batches

Children's Hair Raising Hands

Product Code: M-49080

Barcode: 5050577490808

Batch: All batches