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Beko 'deeply regret' any incidents over appliances

We deeply regret any incidents linked to one of our appliances and we are currently exploring ways in which we can assist the Buchanan family at this difficult time.

The cause of this incident is still unknown and we will be working closely with the authorities as they carry out their investigations.

The safety of all our products is Beko's highest priority. All our products are subject to rigorous independent testing to meet EU standards.

– BEKO STATEMENT

We are deeply sorry for any incident caused by one of our products. This was a tragic accident and we extend our sincere condolences to the Muthiah family.

We have been cooperating fully with the Coroner and will continue to do so throughout the inquest proceedings.

We want to reassure our customers that this incident involved an old Beko product which is no longer in production and none of our current range of appliances are affected.

– BEKO STATEMENT

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Beko accused of ignoring fridge freezer safety warnings

Household appliance producer Beko apparently ignored crucial warnings from industry safety experts and the Fire Brigade, ITV News has learned.

The company was told that it should take "rapid action" because its fridge freezers were potentially dangerous.

ITV News Consumer Editor Chris Choi reports.

Full Beko statement: 'Deeply regret' any incidents over appliances

Time to check if your Beko product has a safety issue

by - Consumer Editor

Beko have told us 492,000 fridge freezers with possible safety issues were sold in the UK, so it's worth checking if there's one in your home.

If there is, it can be modified - in your home - very quickly and for free by the company.

Beko say they have already done this with 190,000 fridge freezers, while they estimate 186,000 have been scrapped because these models are quite elderly.

But even so, that means there are still potentially more than 114,000 of these fridge freezers in people's homes.

More: Are you affected by Beko's safety notices?

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Beko admits earlier safety advice on white goods was wrong

ITV News can reveal there are nearly 138,000 potentially dangerous domestic appliances in UK homes, despite several safety alerts.

The faulty cookers, fridge freezers and tumble dryers are made by Beko, and could pose a risk to householders but many still have not been traced.

As our Consumer Editor Chris Choi reports, the company now admits earlier, crucial safety advice was wrong.

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