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:
B&Q has identified a potential risk of injury when using this product where the internal metal fan can fail and fragments could break through the plastic casing.
PP 400W Random Orbit Sander
NLH401ROS - barcode: 05106769
Offered for sale between July 2006 and January 2011.
Despite rigorous quality control procedures it has been brought to B&Q's attention that there is a risk of injury from the use of this sander.
Please note that only the product detailed in this notice is at risk. All other sanders sold by B&Q are unaffected.
If you have purchased this product you should stop using it immediately and return it to your local store where a refund to the value of your purchase will be given.
Alternatively, please contact the helpline:
UK: 0300 3034482 ROI: 1800 946327*
*Monday to Friday 8.30am to 8.00pm, Saturday 9.00am to 5.00pm and Sunday 10.00am to 4.00pm
B&Q thank you for your co-operation.
B&Q plc, B&Q House, Chestnut Avenue, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire SO53 3LE