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:
PRODUCT SAFETY NOTICE - SDX 100/150/250 FAN (branded Roof Units)
It has now come to our attention that there is a safety issue when the above fans are electrically connected. It is therefore vital that the above fans you may have purchased should be immediately electrically isolated and brought back to these premises for return to the manufacturer.
This important safety notice applies to products purchased after 11 October 2016:
Serial no. on the box: 219487
Batch no. on the motor housing: gu334391, gu334392, gu334393
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your cooperation.
Vent-Axia Group Limited