Product recalls

Contact Hotpoint

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.


Product recalls

Important product recalls are below

09 Jan 2018 Recall: HP Notebook Computer and Mobile Workstation Batteries

The following notice has been issued by the Electrical Safety First:

HP Notebook Computer and Mobile Workstation Batteries

Audio-Visual And Computers 

Product name
HP Notebook Computer and Mobile Workstation Batteries


Model number
HP Probook 640 G2    
HP ProBook 640 G3
HP ProBook 645 G2   
HP ProBook 645 G3
HP ProBook 650 G2   
HP ProBook 650 G3
HP ProBook 655 G2   
HP ProBook 655 G3

HP ZBook 17 G3         
HP ZBook 17 G4
HP ZBook Studio G3

HP x360 310 G2

HP Pavilion x360


HP 11 Notebook PC

Recall date

Batteries affected by this program were shipped with specific HP Products sold worldwide from December 2015 through December 2017.

They were also sold as accessories or provided as replacements through HP or an authorized HP Service Provider.

Products potentially affected:
HP Probook 64x (G2 and G3)
HP ProBook 65x (G2 and G3)
HP x360 310 G2
HP Pavilion x360
HP 11 notebook computers
HP ZBook (17 G3, 17 G4, and Studio G3) mobile workstations

Batteries supplied with these products have the potential to overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard to users.

What to do
If you believe that you have an affected product then please stop using it immediately.

HP state that:
Many of these batteries are internal to the system, which means they are not customer replaceable. HP is providing battery replacement services by an authorised technician at no cost. HP is also providing a BIOS update that places the battery in 'Battery Safety Mode' so that the notebook or workstation can be safely used without the battery by connecting to an HP power adaptor. Batteries affected by this recall should immediately be put into 'Battery Safety Mode'.

Please see this HP webpage for more information and next steps:

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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