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# fire-risk - Friday 31 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 31st 2020, 6:05 AM 38,247 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.

# fire-risk - Saturday 22 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 22nd 2020, 9:00 AM 36,012 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.

# fire-risk - Monday 22 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 2:24 PM 16,914 Views 13 Comments

The Swedish carmaker is recalling 507,000 cars worldwide.

# fire-risk - Monday 30 April, 2018

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

Supervalu and Centra recall electric blankets due to fire risk

Apr 30th 2018, 10:22 PM 9,963 Views 8 Comments

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

# fire-risk - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 20th 2016, 7:58 AM 7,979 Views 10 Comments

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

# fire-risk - Monday 19 December, 2016

Residents living in fire risk Dublin apartments to vote on deal
# Longboat Quay
# Longboat Quay

Residents living in fire risk Dublin apartments to vote on deal

Dec 19th 2016, 2:04 PM 9,812 Views 20 Comments

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

# fire-risk - Thursday 19 May, 2016

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

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

May 19th 2016, 11:46 AM 16,129 Views 29 Comments

The company is also facing a potential emissions scandal.

# fire-risk - Thursday 10 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 10th 2016, 4:37 PM 12,992 Views 11 Comments

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

# fire-risk - Friday 18 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 18th 2015, 5:39 PM 12,513 Views 24 Comments

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

# fire-risk - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Retailers could face crackdown over dodgy hoverboards
# Fire Risk
# Fire Risk

Retailers could face crackdown over dodgy hoverboards

Dec 16th 2015, 3:25 PM 10,908 Views 24 Comments

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