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 manufacturer:
NOVACOMET BRANDED BP1803 LPG GAS REGULATOR
CLESSE INDUSTRIES, manufacturer of LP gas regulator brand Novacomet issues an immediate product recall on LPG regulator product family BP1803.
Used with propane and butane LPG cylinders, the recall involves all directly cylinder mounted, wall mounted single cylinder and two cylinder manual changeover versions manufactured between June 2006 and September 2015.
Using the identification process, if your regulators are part of the recall, used for outdoor applications and fall within the specified dates, please register your details using one of the methods indicated below. If you are unsure how to identify your product, please visit our website www.clessesafetynotice.com (opens in a new window) or contact our Recall Help Line. Following successful registration and identification, Clesse Industries will process and supply replacement BP1803 regulators free of charge, as well as contribute to the cost of the product exchange that falls within this recall.
LPG Distributors and Merchants:
Please ensure that any remaining stocks dated between June 2006 and September 2015 are documented for replacement using the registration website, as detailed below.
Installed Gas Regulators:
Holiday/Residential Park, LPG Engineers and private individuals, please identify any installed regulators using the pictures below and check whether the product is marked with 'Novacomet BP1803' and lists a manufacturing date between June 2006 and September 2015.
Gas Installers, Residential or Holiday Park sites owners that may have many regulators fitted, please contact the Recall Help Line below. We will then assist in scheduling a replacement program.
Registration Website: www.clessesafetynotice.com (opens in a new window) Recall Help Line: 0800 088 5545
1. Regulator model BP1803 Mounted horizontally on UK and Irish Propane Cylinders, and vertically wall mounted as single cylinder and Manual Changeover kits. Some models may also be installed as in line regulators with 1/4" inlet connection.
2. Label identification shown in images 2a to 2d with model number BP1803 and date displayed as MM/YY as in pictures 3a to 3b
The Recalled models requiring exchange will display 'BP1803' and dates between June 2006 and September 2015.
Regulators displaying any other model number or dates ARE NOT part of the recall so please identify carefully.
For more information regarding why Clesse Industries are undertaking this recall and for further useful information visit www.clessesafetynotice.com (opens in a new window)
Note: In order to avoid any risk to your installation and for your safety gas regulators should be replaced by a suitably qualified registered gas engineer.