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:
48764 - Titan TTB419STM Wallpaper Stripper
Despite rigorous quality control procedures, Screwfix has identified a potential safety issue with this product. Due to the possible risk and our commitment to safety, we are issuing this recall notice.
Screwfix have been made aware that a small number of products from batch number 16W52 have a potential risk of water leaking from the socket at the back of the tank. You can find the batch number on the top of the tank.
The product affected is:
Product Description - Titan Wallpaper Stripper
Code - 48764
Barcode - 05346738
Model Number - TTB419STM
Products possibly affected are those bought from 23/12/2016 with a batch number of 16W52.
If you have purchased this product from us with a batch number of 16W52 please stop using it immediately and follow the steps below:
Please return it to your local Screwfix Trade Counter for a full refund or an alternative product. Alternatively, we can arrange collection of the item(s) - please contact us on 03330 112 112 or email email@example.com for a collection to be arranged, a full refund or an alternative replacement product.
If you have purchased this for a customer in the course of your own business, please contact them immediately, advise them to stop using the product and make arrangements for it to be removed.
Thank you in advance for your co-operation in this matter and we apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Screwfix, Trade House, Mead Avenue, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 8RT