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:
Important safety recall notice
Wilko Euro To UK 2 Pin Converter
Item code: 03430736
We have recently become aware of a potential issue with the above product. We have identified that certain components used in the assembly of the converter have failed the relevant European Standard. Although we believe the likelihood is small, this may present a risk to users of the product. As a precautionary measure we are therefore advising customers that may have purchased products with this barcode to stop using the product immediately and return the product to store for a full refund.
Nothing matters more to us than our customers' safety - so if you've purchased this product from us, please return it to any of our stores for a full refund of the purchase price.
Please note that this recall only applies to the product described above.
If you have any questions, please contact your local Wilko store or call the Wilko Customer Care Team free on 08000 329 329
We wish to thank you for your cooperation and apologise for any inconvenience.
To find your nearest store call 08444 77 88 77 or visit wilko.com