LISTED: Which? publishes list of 250 'don't buy' fridges and freezers over fire safety fears

Lancashire Fire and Rescue service has issued advice on plastic-backed fridges following a report by Which? magazine.
Lancashire Fire and Rescue service has issued advice on plastic-backed fridges following a report by Which? magazine.
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Which?, the Consumers Association magazine, issued a report this week naming 250 brands of fridges, freezers and fridge-freezers as potential fire risk items.

READ MORE: Firefighters in Lancashire urge residents to be vigilant while taking simple safety precautions

The watchdog says their research proved that fridges and freezers with plastic backs may dramatically accelerate the spread of flames in the event of a fire.

Here is the list in full:

Fridges

• AEG S74010KDW0

• AEG S74010KDX0

• Hoover HL54WE

• Hotpoint RLAAV22P

• Hotpoint RLAAV22K

• Indesit TFAA10S

• Indesit TFAA10

• Indesit TLAA10

• Indesit TLAA10S

• Lec L5511W

• Lec L5511B

• Lec L5511S

• Lec L6014W

• Lec R5511W

• Lec R5511S

• Lec R5511B

• Zanussi ZQA14030DA

• Zanussi ZRG16601WA

• Zanussi ZRG11600WA

• Zanussi ZBA15021SA

• Zanussi ZRG16606WA

• Zanussi ZRG15805WA

• AEG SKS58210F0

• Smeg FAB28QP1

• Smeg FAB28YP1

• Ikea Svalna

• Zanussi ZQA14031DA

• Zanussi ZRA40102WA

• Zanussi ZRA40113WA

• Bush BTL55143W

• Zanussi ZBA32050SA

• Bush BUCL5585W

• Gorenje ORB153C

• Gorenje ORB153C-L

• Gorenje ORB153O

• Gorenje ORB153X

• Gorenje ORB153R

• Gorenje ORB153R-L

• Gorenje ORB153BK

• Gorenje ORB153BK-L

• Gorenje ORB153RD

• Gorenje ORB153RD-L

• Gorenje ORB153BL

• Gorenje ORB153BL-L

• Gorenje ORB153CO

• Smeg FAB28QNE1

• Smeg FAB28YNE1

• Smeg FAB28QR1

• Smeg FAB28YR1

• Smeg FAB28QAZ1

• Smeg FAB28YAZ1

• Smeg FAB28QV1

• Smeg FAB28YV1

• Smeg FAB28QRO1

• Smeg FAB28YRO1

• Smeg FAB28QVE1

• Smeg FAB28YVE1

• Smeg FAB28QX1

• Smeg FAB28YX1

• Smeg FAB28QBL1

• Smeg FAB28YBL1

• Smeg FAB28QO1

• Smeg FAB28YO1

• Smeg FAB28QG1

• Smeg FAB28YG1

• Smeg FAB28QB1

• Smeg FAB28YB1

• Smeg FAB28QCS1

• Smeg FAB28YCS1

• Smeg FAB28QUJ1

• Smeg FAB28YUJ1

• Smeg FAB28RDMC

• Smeg FAB28RDBB

• Hotpoint CTL55K

• Hotpoint CTL55G

• Hotpoint HFA1

• Hotpoint HLA1

• Hotpoint HS1801AA

• Hotpoint SDAH1832K

• Indesit DLAA50

• Indesit SIAA55

• AEG S74020KMX0

• Gorenje R6193LX

• Logik LUL55S16

• Hotpoint HSZ12A1D.UK

• Zanussi ZRG14800WA

• Smeg UK35PX4

• Candy CRU160EK

• Hoover HBRUP160K

• Hisense RL423N4AC1

• Whirlpool ARG18083A++

• Hisense RL170D4BC2

• Smeg UKUD7122CSP

• Gorenje RBIU6F091AWUK

• Zanussi ZBA32056S1

• Liebherr UIK1550

• Gorenje RBO6153C

• Gorenje RBO6153BK

• Gorenje RBO6153R

• Gorenje RBO6153BL

Freezers

• Hotpoint FZA36P

• Hotpoint FZA36G

• Indesit TZAA10

• Hotpoint RZAAV22P

• Hotpoint RZAAV22K

• Zanussi ZQF11430DA

• Zanussi ZFT10210WA

• Lec TU55144W

• Smeg CVB20LP1

• Zanussi ZFG06400WA

• Zanussi ZFT11105WA

• Zanussi ZFT11105XA

• Hoover HZ54WE

• AEG A72700GNX0

• Zanussi ZQF11432DA

• Zanussi ZQF11431DA

• Bosch GCM34AW20G

• Zanussi ZFT11112WE

• Bush BUCF5585W

• Zanussi ZBF22451SA

• Indesit UIAA55

• Hotpoint UH6F1CW

• Hotpoint UPAH1832K

• Hotpoint CS1A300H

• Logik LUF55S16

• Smeg CVB20LR1

• Smeg CVB20LNE1

• Smeg CVB20RP1

• Smeg CVB20RR1

• Smeg CVB20RNE1

• Whirlpool AFB1843/A+

• Smeg UK26PXNF4

• Zanussi ZFU20223WA

• Hisense FV105D4BC2

• Hoover HBFUP130K

• Hisense FV306N4BC1

• Smeg S7220FNDP

• Gorenje FN6192PXUK

• Gorenje FN6192PBUK

• Indesit UI6 F1T W UK

• Indesit UI6 F1T S UK

• Whirlpool UW8F2CXBUK

Fridge Freezers

• Hotpoint RFAA52P

• Hotpoint RFAA52K

• Hotpoint RFAA52S

• Indesit CAA55

• Indesit CAA55SI

• Indesit CAA55K

• Indesit NCAA55

• Indesit NCAA55S

• Indesit NCAA55K

• Zanussi ZRB23200WA

• Zanussi ZRB23200XA

• Zanussi ZBB27650SA

• Hotpoint NRFAA50P

• Hotpoint NRFAA50S

• Smeg FAB30RFC

• Smeg FAB30RFA

• Smeg FAB30RFB

• Smeg FAB30RFG

• Smeg FAB30RFN

• Smeg FAB30RFO

• Smeg FAB30RFP

• Smeg FAB30RFS

• Smeg FAB30RFW

• Hotpoint FFAA52P

• Hoover HVBF6182WFHK

• Hotpoint FFAA52K

• Hotpoint FFAA52S

• Hoover HVBF6182XFHK

• Hotpoint QuadrioFFU4DX

• Hotpoint QuadrioFFU4DK

• Zanussi ZBB28651SA

• AEG S53520CTW2

• Hotpoint FFU3DWTRIO

• Hoover HVBF5172WK

• Hoover HF18XKWiFi

• Hotpoint FSFL58G

• Indesit LD85F1W

• Zanussi ZBB27640SA

• Ikea Kylig(502.823.56)

• Ikea Kylslagen403.127.59)

• Ikea Frostkall(803.127.57)

• Zanussi ZRB23055FW

• Zanussi ZRB23055FX

• Whirlpool BLF8121OX

• Bush BSFF50152W

• Gorenje ONRK193BK

• Gorenje ONRK193C

• Gorenje ONRK193R

• Hisense RB320D4WG1

• Zanussi ZRB35224WA

• Zanussi ZRB38224WA

• Zanussi ZRT23103WA

• Zanussi ZRB35224XA

• Zanussi ZRB38224XA

• Hotpoint HMCB50501AA.UK

• Hotpoint HM7030ECAAO3

• Hotpoint LAO85FF1IW

• Hotpoint SMX85T1UG

• Indesit IB7030A1D

• Indesit XD95T1IW

• Currys Essentials C55CW16

• Hotpoint LC85F1W

• Hotpoint LC85F1G

• Hotpoint LC85F1K

• Ikea Isande(002.823.73)

• Zanussi ZBB28441SA

• Ikea HÄFTIGT(202.823.67)

• Bush BFFF55174W2

• Bush BFFF55174B2

• Logik LFC55W16

• Logik LFC55B16

• Logik LFC55S16

• Candy CSC1365BE

• Candy CSC1365WE

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• Smeg FAB32RNC

• Hisense RB385N4EW1

• Smeg C7280NLD2P

• Smeg FAB32LNC

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• Gorenje RKI4181AWV

• Hotpoint XUL85T3Z XOV

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• Hisense RB335N4WB1

• Hisense RB335N4WG1

• Hisense RB335N4WW1

• Kenwood KNF55X17

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• Smeg FAB50LCR

• Smeg FAB50LBL

• Smeg FAB50LPB

• Smeg FAB50LPG

• Smeg FAB50LSV

• Smeg FAB50LWH

• Kenwood KNFD55W17

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• AEG RCB53724MX

• AEG SCE81864TC

• AEG RCB53724MW

• AEG RCB53725MW

• AEG RCB53725MX

• AEG RCB83724MX

• AEG RCB83724MW