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Agencies warn of fire risk from emollient skin creams as UK records deaths and injuries
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Agencies warn of fire risk from emollient skin creams as UK records deaths and injuries

Jul 31st 2020, 6:05 AM 38,238 Views 7 Comments

When emollient skin creams dry into fabrics, the material can become flammable and poses a danger if it touches a naked flame.

'Smoke was coming from the door': Customers without washing machines for two months after Whirlpool recall
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'Smoke was coming from the door': Customers without washing machines for two months after Whirlpool recall

Feb 22nd 2020, 9:00 AM 35,903 Views 30 Comments

The company has said it is trying to resolve the issue as quickly as possible and denied prioritising UK customers over Irish ones.

Over 5,000 Volvo cars in Ireland recalled over engine fire risk
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Over 5,000 Volvo cars in Ireland recalled over engine fire risk

Jul 22nd 2019, 2:24 PM 16,900 Views 12 Comments

The Swedish carmaker is recalling 507,000 cars worldwide.

Supervalu and Centra recall electric blankets due to fire risk
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Supervalu and Centra recall electric blankets due to fire risk

Apr 30th 2018, 10:22 PM 9,962 Views 8 Comments

A manufacturing defect “…may cause the blanket to spark or go on fire”.

Residents who faced eviction from fire-risk apartments agree repairs deal
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Residents who faced eviction from fire-risk apartments agree repairs deal

Dec 20th 2016, 7:58 AM 7,970 Views 10 Comments

It is understood that the cost of the repairs will be met by Dublin City Council and Nama.

Residents living in fire risk Dublin apartments to vote on deal
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Residents living in fire risk Dublin apartments to vote on deal

Dec 19th 2016, 2:04 PM 9,801 Views 20 Comments

A proposal has been tabled that commits funding totalling €3.1 million.

For the second time, Opel is recalling cars in Ireland over a fire risk
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For the second time, Opel is recalling cars in Ireland over a fire risk

May 19th 2016, 11:46 AM 16,120 Views 29 Comments

The company is also facing a potential emissions scandal.

Customers waiting since November for fire-risk tumble dryers to be fixed
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Customers waiting since November for fire-risk tumble dryers to be fixed

Mar 10th 2016, 4:37 PM 12,990 Views 11 Comments

A number of tumble dryer owners were warned last year that their appliances could pose a fire hazard.

Now Tesco has been slapped on the wrist over potentially unsafe hoverboards
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Now Tesco has been slapped on the wrist over potentially unsafe hoverboards

Dec 18th 2015, 5:39 PM 12,510 Views 24 Comments

Safety concerns have been raised over the popular two-wheeled scooters after a number of reports of units catching fire.

Retailers could face crackdown over dodgy hoverboards
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Retailers could face crackdown over dodgy hoverboards

Dec 16th 2015, 3:25 PM 10,906 Views 24 Comments

The consumer protection watchdog has warned shoppers buying hoverboards to ensure they meet safety standards.