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Revealed: the brands linked to the most appliance fires

Revealed: the brands linked to the most appliance fires

Which? investigates the household appliances and brands that pose the biggest risk of fire. Join our campaign to End Dangerous Products now.

One million defective Whirlpool tumble dryers still in UK homes

One million defective Whirlpool tumble dryers still in UK homes

Since 2004, at least 750 fires have been identified to have been caused by tumble dryer brands owned by Whirlpool and, two years after the issues were raised, 1m affected dryers...

Whirlpool must act now to prevent future deaths

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...

Urgent overhaul of UK’s broken product safety system needed

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...

Whirlpool recall petition reaches 100,000 signatures

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

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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