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Product Recalls

Fire may be the last thing on your mind if you have the basic safety precautions within your home however, do you know how safe the electrical products are?

There are steps that you can take immediately to guard against fire in electrical appliances:

  • If you think there may be a problem with an electrical appliance that you own, always unplug it and contact the manufacturer or a qualified appliance repair technician
  • Ensure white goods are not positioned in escape routes so if they do catch fire they won't block your way out of the property

The majority of products in your home will be safe but you should regularly check to ensure none of your household appliances are subject to a recall.

You can check for recalls and the safety of an electrical products/white goods that have been recalled due to fire risk by following these links:

Always ensure new electrical items are registered, so that manufacturers can contact you in the event of any problems. For more information on how to register your electrical products follow this link:

If you are concerned about a product that doesn't appear on the recall list, stop using it immediately and make your concern known to the retailer, manufacturer or local Trading Standards office.

Disclaimer

The external links provided are for your convenience only. No responsibility is accepted by or on behalf of Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service for any errors, omissions or inaccurate content.


You can find more information about general electrical safety here.

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