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 Electrical Safety First:
Chang Sheng heated pet pad
Heated pet pads, voltage rating 220V, size 450mm x450mm, connected to the mains via a North American style two pin plug, includes a three pin adapter plug supplied separately.
Risk of fire due to poor deisgn. Product is non-compliant with UK standards.
What to do
If you have an affected product stop using it immediately.
The manufacturer may not have provided a way to exchange your product. This product is dangerous, please stop using it immediately. Read our product recall advice to find out what to do next.
Electrical Safety First recommends that anyone who discovers they have an electrical item that has been recalled should stop using it until it has been checked by the manufacturer.
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