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# fire risk

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Agencies warn of fire risk from emollient skin creams as UK records deaths and injuries
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
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
The Swedish carmaker is recalling 507,000 cars worldwide.
Supervalu and Centra recall electric blankets due to fire risk
A manufacturing defect “…may cause the blanket to spark or go on fire”.
Residents who faced eviction from fire-risk apartments agree repairs deal
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
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
The company is also facing a potential emissions scandal.
Customers waiting since November for fire-risk tumble dryers to be fixed
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
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
The consumer protection watchdog has warned shoppers buying hoverboards to ensure they meet safety standards.