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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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