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Whirlpool ordered to recall dryers in ‘unprecedented’ Government move

Posted Wednesday |

Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst said Whirlpool has been informed of the Govt’s intention to serve a recall notice

Customers dispute OPSS's Whirlpool dryer findings

Posted 16th May |

A new report by Which? has detailed the accounts of several consumers who claim their modified dryers still caught fire

OPSS finds ‘low fire risk’ in Whirlpool tumble dryers

Posted 4th April |

However, consumer group Which? has called the office’s review ‘fundamentally flawed’

‘Fresh concerns’ emerge over fire-risk tumble dryers

Posted 21st February |

Consumer group Which? said it has heard from owners of modified dryers who claim their appliances are still unsafe

Retailer recalls two washing machines due to fire concerns

Posted 5th Jun 2018 |

Very said there is a fault that can lead to overheating in the two Swan washing machine models

‘Clear case’ for OPSS to step in over Whirlpool dryer issue

Posted 14th May 2018 |

BEIS Committee chair Rachel Reeves, pictured, said the OPSS could issue a full recall of the faulty dryers

Repaired Whirlpool dryers ‘still pose fire risk’, says Which?

Posted 30th Apr 2018 |

The consumer group carried out testing of repaired machines and unveiled findings of a mystery shopper investigation

Which? reveals brands ‘linked to the most appliance fires’

Posted 15th Feb 2018 |

The consumer group has launched its new ‘End Dangerous Products’ product safety campaign

‘Urgent action’ needed over ongoing faulty electrical goods

Posted 16th Jan 2018 |

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee called Whirlpool’s response to the issue ‘inadequate’

Whirlpool's attitude to its faulty dryers 'regrettable', say MPs

Posted 3rd Nov 2017 |

A parliamentary debate on product safety and fire risk in residential premises was held earlier this week

Llanrwst fire inquest finds Hotpoint dryer 'most likely cause' of deadly blaze

Posted 4th Sep 2017 |

Two men died in a flat fire in the Welsh town of Llanrwst in October 2014

LFB demands action from PM over faulty white goods

Posted 21st Aug 2017 |
Kitchens and Bathrooms

An open letter to Theresa May has claimed that 'thousands of dangerous white goods' are being used across UK homes

Beko issues urgent tumble dryer safety notice

Posted 30th May 2017 |

A woman reportedly died last year from a fire caused by one of the affected models

Hotpoint changes advice to owners of faulty tumble dryers

Posted 22nd Feb 2017 |

Whirlpool-owned company now tells consumers not to use their fire-risk appliances until they have been repaired

Electrical Safety First joins recall Government group

Posted 19th Dec 2016 |

Working Group on Product Recalls and Safety will report to consumer minister by end of 2016

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