Product Recall and White Goods Safety

On average one fire a day in London involves white goods such as washing machines, tumble dryers, fridges, and freezers.


Follow these tips to help you stay safe:


• Always register your white goods, new or old, to ensure that you are informed of any safety issues at


• If you smell burning or hear electrical ‘sparking’ noises, unplug the appliance, and seek expert advice.


• Avoid keeping white goods, especially fridges or freezers on escape routes (e.g., hallways and landings).


• Information on product recalls can be found on the government’s webpage at: