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:
MPL HOME Ltd
IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE PRODUCT RECALL
Lee Stafford Coco Loco Straightener
Model Ref: LSHS15 Batch Code: 1623
As part of ongoing quality checks we have identified a potential safety hazard involving the swivel mains connection of the appliance, which could result in an electric shock.
In two instances, batch code: 1623, the mains swivel connection has failed allowing the mains lead to pull out from the straightener. Owners of product with the above batch code should immediately stop using the appliance.
The model reference and batch code are printed onto the rating plate, located on the top of the lower half of the straightener handle.
No other Lee Stafford Coco Loco product is affected by this recall.
Customers who have products with the above Batch code, should contact us:
MPL Customer Service: 03454676743
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.