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:
Safety Recall Notice for EM2600L, ER2600L, LT-27 and MS27C
As a result of strict internal Makita-quality control checks, it is possible that the grommet (A rubber part on the fuel tank) shrinks when in contact with fuel for a long time and it's possible for fuel to leak from the fuel tank.
The affected models are within the serial number range, as below:
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If your model is affected by the serial number range above please contact Makita direct, to arrange collection of your machine.
Makita UK Ltd, Michigan Drive, Tongwell, Milton Keynes, MK15 8JD
Telephone: 01908 211678