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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 38,268 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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# Fire Risk

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

Feb 22nd 2020, 9:00 AM 36,341 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
# Recall
# Recall

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 2:24 PM 17,006 Views 13 Comments

The Swedish carmaker is recalling 507,000 cars worldwide.

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 9,974 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
# Longboat Quay
# Longboat Quay

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

Dec 20th 2016, 7:58 AM 8,023 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
# Longboat Quay
# Longboat Quay

Residents living in fire risk Dublin apartments to vote on deal

Dec 19th 2016, 2:04 PM 9,897 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
# In Flames
# In Flames

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

May 19th 2016, 11:46 AM 16,188 Views 29 Comments

The company is also facing a potential emissions scandal.

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 13,017 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
# Safety
# Safety

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

Dec 18th 2015, 5:39 PM 12,544 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
# Fire Risk
# Fire Risk

Retailers could face crackdown over dodgy hoverboards

Dec 16th 2015, 3:25 PM 10,943 Views 24 Comments

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