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:
CHICCO COSMOS CAR SEAT - VOLUNTARY RECALL ANNOUNCEMENT
Chicco is announcing the voluntary recall of the Chicco Cosmos car seats sold between 28 February and 24 May 2017.
The product (Chicco Cosmos, ref. 79163) can be identified through the number 04444637 on the homologation label (A) and by the serial number (B) on each product: only serial numbers from 00000001 to 00025152 are affected.
The recalled product was developed in close cooperation with leading testing institutes and underwent multiple rounds of extensive testing during production and prior to being marketed, in accordance with the rules for homologation; all of these tests demonstrated the compliance of the product with the applicable ECE44/04 standard.
Chicco, which has always prioritised the quality and safety of its products as core company values, also performs further tests to ensure product conformity, in line with its strict quality policy.
The tests performed on the above-mentioned batches have demonstrated a potential deviation in the mechanical behaviour of a component; for this reason and as a precautionary and voluntary measure, Chicco is inviting the users of the product to contact Chicco Customer Service for a free replacement product.
Tel +44 1623 75087 - Contacts www.chicco.uk
We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this recall.