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Product Recalls

Hundreds of products are recalled every year due to safety concerns such as risk of fire or electric shock.

According to Electrical Safety First the success rate of product recalls in the UK is just 10-20%, meaning that there could be a number of recalled items still in use in your home.

We would always recommend registering your electrical appliances so that you can be made aware if a product is recalled. We would also recommend that you always follow manufacturer’s instructions.

The register my appliance website allows you to register your products so that you can informed of any repairs or recalls http://www.registermyappliance.org.uk/

Details of products that have been recalled can be accessed on the Electrical Safety First website http://www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk/

Tumble Dryers

You may be aware of safety concerns regarding a number of tumble dryers manufactured between April 2004 and September 2015, where there is a risk of fire caused by fluff coming into contact with heating elements.  

The affected brands are:

  • Hotpoint
  • Indesit
  • Creda
  • Swan
  • Proline

Update February 2017- Whirlpool is now advising that if your tumble dryer is affected by this issue then you should unplug it and do not use it until the modification has taken place.

https://safety.hotpoint.eu/index.jsp

Further information is available here; http://www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk/product-recalls/2016/03/hotpoint,-indesit,-creda,-swan-and-proline-tumble-dryers/

BEKO Recall Notice

Beko have issued a recall notice on a number of products within its range. These include the products listed below:

Beko Tumble Dryers Large

Beko Tumble Dryers Small

Beko Fridge Freezers

Beko Cookers CO Poisoning Risk

 Beko General Safety Information

Beko have produced a Freephone number for concerned customers which is 0800 917 2018. The company endeavour to repair affected machines within 10 working days. 

If you think you have one of the effected products Beko advise that you stop using the product immediately and contact the company.

 

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