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Which? investigation prompts 100s of unsafe CO alarms to be removed from sale: do you have one?

AliExpress and eBay have removed 438 listings for killer carbon monoxide (CO) and smoke alarms that Which? tests have found will fail to sound when they need to.

Killer chargers, travel adaptors and power banks rife on online marketplaces

New Which? research has uncovered dozens of dangerous USB chargers, travel adapters and power banks listed for sale on AliExpress, Amazon Marketplace, eBay and Wish that could cause fires, give...

Whirlpool recall of fire risk tumble dryers begins today

Whirlpool has today launched a recall for what some estimates have put at up to 800,000 fire-risk tumble dryers. The tumble dryers in question need to be replaced or modified...

Whirlpool finally agrees to name all its fire-risk tumble dryers

Four years on from Whirlpool admitting that it had a fire problem with many of its vented and condenser tumble dryers, the manufacturer has finally committed to naming all of...

10 things you should never do if you own a washing machine

From making sure you don't overload your washing machine, to checking you use enough detergent and carrying out regular quick maintenance. Discover 10 way to make your washing machine last longer and work better.

Whirlpool facing recall notice over fire-risk tumble dryers

The government today announced its intention to serve Whirlpool with a recall notice for its fire-risk tumble dryers. Consumer minister Kelly Tolhurst referred to the move as ‘unprecedented’, as she...

Revealed: the terrifying smoke alarms that will fail when you need them

Four smoke alarms that are widely available online have recently failed all eight smoke detection tests carried out by Which?. The alarms pose a danger to anyone who owns them...

Dryer fire victims slam government’s Whirlpool tumble dryer report

The findings of a government report into Whirlpool fire-dryers have been described as ‘astounding and worrying’, ‘misleading’ and ‘ignoring the problem’ by owners whose lives have been blighted by the...

The best washing machine we’ve ever tested

At more than £1,000, the best washing machine we’ve ever tested doesn’t come cheap. But our tests show that when it comes to removing stains, it’s as good as you’ll...

Which? slams toothless government Whirlpool dryer fires report

With modified and supposedly made-safe Whirlpool fire-risk dryers continuing to cause fires in people’s homes, the regulator existing to protect consumers from unsafe products has failed to take decisive action...

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