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Argos fire-risk fan heater recalled

Retailer and manufacturer Argos has announced a recall of one of its fan heaters after finding it could pose a serious risk to users. The Argos Simple Value 2kW Upright...

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Safety alert: watch our video to see why fridge freezers pose a fire risk

Don't rush into buying a fridge, freezer or fridge freezer this winter. Our fire test video shows why non-flame-retardant backing is a potential fire risk.

Whirlpool must act now to prevent future deaths

A coroner has called on white goods manufacturer Whirlpool to take action to prevent future deaths after two men were killed in a fire caused by a tumble dryer. Bernard...

New study warns of ‘life-threatening’ flaws in Kodi boxes

FACT and Electrical Safety First have discovered that many so-called 'Kodi box' streaming devices could start a fire in your home or even electrocute you.

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‘Stop making fire-risk fridges, freezers and fridge freezers’ says Which?

Manufacturers must stop making fire-risk fridges, freezers and fridge freezers, says Which?. Current British safety standards are currently inadequate.

Safety alert: Mothercare issues product recall for bouncer

Mothercare is carrying out a voluntary safety recall of their Loved So Much bouncer because it could cause injury if assembled incorrectly.

Urgent overhaul of UK’s broken product safety system needed

The UK’s fragmented product safety and recall system is not fit for purpose, and is potentially putting lives at risk through a lack of joined-up national oversight and action. A...

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Kodi box recall due to electric shock risk

A popular model of Android TV streaming box, colloquially known as a ‘Kodi box’, has failed to meet electrical safety standards as outlined by the European Commission. The OTT TV...

Whirlpool recall petition reaches 100,000 signatures

The Parliamentary petition calling for a full recall of all Whirlpool UK fire-risk dryers has exceeded 100,000 signatures. Before the general election was called, the petition calling on the government...

Don’t use your fire-risk tumble dryer

Millions of owners of potentially lethal tumble dryers have been warned not to use them, while they await repair.

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