Trafford Trading Standards have issued a tumble dryer safety warning for dryers manufactured from 2004 until 2015.
The Whirlpool aftfected dryers affected are:
Consumers whose Whirlpool tumble dryers have been modified can continue to use them safely, according to the instructions. However, those with an unmodified, affected tumble dryer have been told to unplug them and not use until they have been modified, free of charge, by Whirlpool.
All consumers should always follow manufacturers’ instructions, including thoroughly and regularly clearing out the lint tray of tumble dryers.
Whirlpool’s affected brands are: Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Swan, Proline. For further information, please contact Whirlpool or visit the brands’ websites.
Consumers are encouraged to: visit the GOV.UK Product Recall page for up-to-date information on current recalls. Anyone with concerns about product safety can call the Citizens Advice consumer service line on 03454 04 05 06.