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:
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
PRODUCT RECALL NOTICE
It has been discovered that, due to a manufacturing defect, a small percentage of the sticks that hold the eye in place can come loose and release the eye, which can cause a choking hazard to children under 3 years of age, and could lead to serious injury/death. We are therefore voluntarily recalling these products with the batch number shown below. If you have one of these products remove and keep out of reach of children.
Batch number affected
Only this batch number is affected. All other batch numbers are not affected.
How to find the batch number
The label showing the batch number can be found on the bottom edge of the toy.
What to do
If you have one of the affected products we urge you to contact us immediately. Please contact Fiesta Crafts Ltd on:
Tel: 020 8804 0563
We will be able to advise you how to return the product for a replacement or a refund.
The quality and safety of our products are of the utmost concern to us. We take matters of this nature extremely seriously and apologise for any inconvenience caused.