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 importer:
Energizer 2X Smart Charger 048-052-NA for Xbox One
Battery Chargers for XBOX ONE Video Game Controllers recalled by Performance Designed Products due to burn hazard
Name of product
Energizer XBOX ONE 2X Smart Chargers
The battery chargers can overheat and damage the XBOX ONE video game controller, posing a potential burn hazard to consumers
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled battery chargers and contact Performance Designed Products to return the chargers for a full refund
PDP Europe phone numbers
+442036957905 - UK
+494087408688 - GERMANY
Or submit a ticket here (http://tinyurl.com/lx7xsh6 (opens in a new window))
Approximately 1,704 in the EU (1,464 in the UK, 216 in Belgium and 24 in Germany)
This recall involves Energizer XBOX ONE 2X Smart Chargers used to charge XBOX ONE video game controllers. The chargers are black plastic and measure about 3.5 inches long, 5 inches wide and 11 inches tall. 'Energizer' is printed on the charger's label. Item number 048-052-UK or 048-052-EU is printed on the bottom of the chargers. The chargers hold up to two XBOX controllers
The company has received 24 reports of the chargers overheating and deforming the charger's plastic cover, including six reports of chargers emitting a burning odour. No injuries have been reported
Argos Limited (in UK), BEM's SA (in Belgium) and Amazon Sarl EU (in Germany), from February 2016 to February 2017
Performance Designed Products LLC, of Burbank, California, USA
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by Performance Designed Products, to protect consumers against the potential safety risks