Following the Metropolitan Police Service’s statement that a Hotpoint FF175BP fridge freezer has been identified as the initial source of the Grenfell Tower fire, the Government has ordered an immediate examination of the unit by technical experts to establish the cause of the incident.
This product, which was manufactured between 2006 and 2009, has not been subject to product recalls and this testing will establish whether any further action is required.
If you believe you may own a Hotpoint fridge freezer model number FF175BP (white) or FF175BG (grey) you should call Whirlpool Corporation’s freephone hotline on 0800 316 3826 or visit their website to register for further updates.
At this stage there is no specific reason for consumers to switch off their fridge freezer pending further investigation.
Important product recalls are below
The following notice has been issued by the Electrical Safety Council:
Construction Products / Other
Hager Miniature 10kA Circuit Breakers
Hager 10kA MCBs produced between 7 July and 25 September 2016, with the references listed above.
Risk of malfunction leading to potential fire or electric shock hazard.
What to do
If you have an affected product then please stop using it immediately.
For all enquiries and next steps, please contact the Hager MCB Recall team on:
Telephone: 01952 675 555
For more information see the Hager website (opens in a new window)