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:
Important information regarding Optoma projector mounts
This safety notice applies to the following Optoma projector mounts:
If one of the mount kits has been used to install a projector between 4 September 2017 and 1 November 2017 there is a chance that the unit may be missing a component rendering the mount faulty and cause the mount to fail. To identify if your installation is potentially faulty see the identification guide below.
If your installation is missing the mentioned component, if you are unsure or require further advice please contact your installer who will be able to help and will arrange for the modifications to be carried out if required.
Faulty part identification
The missing components are the M8x55 Socket cap screw and corresponding M8 Nylock nut located on the centre column. This can be identified from the diagrams below.
Upon installation when following the installation guide correctly, it would become apparent that these items are missing.
Faulty unit with missing M8x55 Socket cap screw and corresponding M8 Nylock nut:
Mount with correct M8x55 Socket cap screw and corresponding M8 Nylock nut: