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Recall notice for up to 500,000 Whirlpool tumble dryers over a fire risk concern

Recall notice for up to 500,000 Whirlpool tumble dryers over a fire risk concern

This relates to Hotpoint, Indesit, Swan, Proline and Creda tumble dryers manufactured between April 2004 and September 2015.

If you believe you may have an affected model:

  • Unplug the machine and do not use it until it has been
    modified. 
  • Check the machine’s model and serial number and also your postcode at the time of purchase. 
  • Visit the manufacturer’s website below and follow the
    instructions, or call them immediately on 0800 151 0905 
    (freephone helpline).


Indesit:          http://safety.indesit.eu 
Hotpoint:       http://safety.hotpoint.eu 
Swan:             http://safety-swan.eu 
Creda and Proline: http://safety.hotpoint.eu

A green dot sticker on the machine indicates they have already been appropriately modified and you will not need to take any action.

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