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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 issues product recall of unmodified tumble dryers

Owners of unmodified, affected Whirlpool tumble dryers are now entitled to a new replacement machine after a product recall announced today.

Whirlpool finally publishes list of fire-risk tumble dryers

Four years on from admitting many of its tumble dryers could pose a fire risk, Whirlpool has finally published the full list of at-risk models. Check to see if yours is affected.

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...

Government calls for action over Whirlpool tumble dryer fires

A government minister will 'take further action where necessary' amid allegations that Whirlpool made a customer agree not to speak out after their modified tumble dryer caught fire.

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...

‘Repaired’ Whirlpool tumble dryers catch fire, produce smoke and smell of burning

Which? is calling on the government to urgently publish the results of a report into Whirlpool’s fire-risk tumble dryers – as fresh concerns emerge over the company’s fix programme and...

Hotpoint FF175B fridge freezer

Hotpoint fridge freezer linked to Grenfell fire found to be low risk

The Hotpoint fridge freezer linked to Grenfell has been found to be low risk. The Hotpoint FF175BP and F175BG fridge freezers are not being recalled.

Retailers’ advice exposes millions to tumble dryer fire danger

Millions of householders could be exposed to danger thanks to dodgy safety advice given out by some of the UK’s biggest retailers and Whirlpool. Our undercover investigation used mystery shoppers...

Whirlpool launches product safety campaign to rectify gas hobs

Whirlpool is recalling its AKM 274/IX gas hobs after discovering one of the gas burners exceeds EU limits for CO emissions

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