Product recalls

Update on Investigation

The following has been released:
Independent investigation finds no further action required on fridge freezer model
An investigation into the fridge freezer involved in the Grenfell Tower fire has confirmed there is no need for further action.
More information from department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy


Product recalls

Important product recalls are below

2017.10.13 Safety Notice: CAPLE Refrigerators

The following notice has been issued by Electrical Safety First:

CAPLE Refrigerators


Domestic Appliances, General Household, Kitchen Appliances 

Product name
CAPLE Refrigerators Safety Notice


Model number
Safety Notice:

CAPLE brand refrigerators manufactured between 2007 and 2008.

Model and serial numbers can be found inside the fridge compartment, on the left hand side, behind the bottom tray.


Serial numbers affected are those in which the 14th and 15th digit are one of the following two digits:
71 / 72 / 73 / 74 / 75 / 76 / 77 / 78 / 79
7A / 7B / 7C
81 / 82 / 83 / 84 / 85 / 86 / 87 / 88 / 89
8A / 8B / 8C

Recall date

NOTE: This Safety Notice originally issued in October 2015.

CAPLE brand refrigerators manufactured between 2007 and 2008.

Risk of overheating and fire due to a component fault.

What to do
If you have an affected appliance please contact CAPLE immediately. They will arrange for a free visit from an engineer to fix the problem.

If you used to have an affected CAPLE refrigerator please let CAPLE know so they can remove your details from their database.

Contact CAPLE by telephone on 0800 458 6318 or by email at

Electrical Safety First strongly recommends that anyone who discovers they have an electrical item that has been recalled should stop using it until it has been checked by the manufacturer.

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