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:
Soft toy with lights
Grow Pets Pillow
Type/number of model
Description: Stuffed, unicorn-shaped, soft toy made of multi-coloured fabric, containing LED battery lights. Packaged in a printed cardboard box.
Risk type: Choking, Strangulation
The zip puller and battery compartment spring can detach easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The battery compartment is easily accessible and the compartment wire is too long, posing a risk of strangulation to children.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.