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 retailer:
Value Hand Blender - Customer Notice
Cat Number 909/8367
The instructions supplied with the product are incorrect. The instructions advise customers that the Hand Blender has a two part assembly, where the lower part of the blender can be removed from the handle. Now whilst it takes a great deal of force, if the instructions are followed the Hand Blender can be broken apart, and in certain circumstances may pose a risk of electric shock.
What you need to do
If you've bought a Simple Value Hand Blender - Catalogue Number 909/8367 between 1 May 2016 and 23 January 2017 and if it has model number HB972A00 on the rating plate.
We need to advise for you not to remove the lower part as this product is one piece. If you would like new instructions, they can be downloaded from http://www.argos-support.co.uk/9098367 (opens in a new window)
If you have any concerns please contact Customer Services:
Telephone 0345 640 2020 (UK) or 1800535091 (Republic of Ireland)
Online http://www.argos-support.co.uk/9098367 (opens in a new window)