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Consumer Goods: Safety

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL16602, tabled on 24 June 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the decision by Whirlpool UK to recall 500,000 unsafe tumble dryers, what steps they are taking to ensure that there is a regularly updated database of recalled products that can be accessed by the public, retailers, manufacturers and auction houses.

Answered on

4 July 2019

The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) makes available information on recalled electrical products through its dedicated product recall website.

The Government urges consumers to register their electrical products with manufacturers as the easiest way for consumers to stay informed on any safety issues. Consumers can access the Register My Appliance service through the OPSS product recall site.