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 Notice
Jet Force, Infra-Red Diesel Space Heater (124,000 BTU/34kW) - Stock No.54046 Part No.DSH-IR30
As part of our ongoing quality monitoring procedures we have identified a potential safety concern with the Draper Infra-Red Diesel Heater Part Number DSH-IR30, Stock Number 54046.
In exceptional circumstances it is possible that combustion of unburnt Diesel fuel may take place outside of the combustion chamber on the infra-red heating plate, a potential fire risk.
As a result, and to ensure user safety, we are voluntarily recalling the product from customers to allow us to check and replace any defective components ensuring ongoing safe and efficient operation of the heater.
The machines affected would have been purchased since September 2014, where the serial number begins with SF2-1407.
Please contact our customer help line between 8.30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday on 023 8034 1615 UK or +44 23 8034 1615 (outside UK) to make arrangements for the machine to be returned for inspection and repair.
No other Draper heaters are affected.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your cooperation.