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:
Simple Value 2kW Upright Fan Heater
Following product safety monitoring, we have found that the Simple Value 2kW Upright Fan Heater, catalogue number 730/9687 and Model Number FHO3, poses an electrical shock and burn hazard and we are recalling this product.
The model number can be found on the label affixed to the base of the fan heater, which you can see in the image below.
What you need to do
If you have purchased this product, we recommend that you stop using it immediately and return it to your nearest Argos store for a full refund. Alternatively, we can arrange to replace it with our Simple Value 2kW convector fan 725/4220.
Any questions? Please contact Argos customer services helpline on 0345 600 5388.
No other Argos product is affected by this recall.
We wish to thank you for your cooperation and apologise for any inconvenience.