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 Food Standards Agency:
Clip in Hair Pieces 2 pack
#148169 - 2PK CLIPON HAIRPIECE 3 ASST - Barcode: 5053834481694
Poundland is recalling the above Halloween Clip In Hair Pieces, which have been found to fall below our standards as they do not meet the Toy Safety flammability standard and therefore pose a risk if exposed to a naked flame. The hair pieces affected have been on sale since August 2016 at Poundland stores, Poundland Online and Dealz stores.
If you have purchased one of these products (listed above) or have any concerns regarding any other Poundland Halloween faux hair product you have purchased previously, please return it to your nearest store for a full refund.
As a responsible retailer we take the testing and the standard of our products very seriously and remain committed to the highest levels of product quality and safety which is why we are taking this precautionary measure. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
What you should do
Check the barcode on your purchase matches those shown on this notice and return the item to your nearest store as soon as possible. If you have purchased this product for someone else or know someone who has one, please tell them about this notice.
Should you have any queries or concerns regarding this information please call our customer service team free on UK 0800 731 5622 and ROI 1 89 093 0843 between 9am and 5:30pm Monday to Friday.