Tumble dryer fire alert

A potential fire risk with tumble dryers manufactured between April 2004 and September 2015 has been identified.   The affected brands are:

  • Hotpoint
  • Indesit
  • Creda

The fire risk is due to excess fluff which can come into contact with the heating element and present a risk of fire.

Find out more about the Hotpoint, Indesit and Creda tumble dryers have been recalled due to fire risk.

Check your tumble dryer

If you have a tumble dryer, please check your tumble dryer to see if it has been recalled:


Register your appliances to receive product alerts

Please register any household appliances that you have bought in the last 12 years at www.registermyappliance.org.uk to ensure the manufacturer can contact you if a safety repair is needed.

It’s also worth checking out the Electrial First website, which contains a list of electrical products that currently have a recall notice on them:

Electrical Safety First website (opens in new window)

Last updated: Wednesday 17 February 2016

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