Manufacturers 'should make safety recalls clearer'

Phil Buckle from Electrical Safety First said he would like to see manufacturers standardise how they issue product recalls, to make it clearer and easier for the public to ascertain how serious a risk their appliance may have.

Read: Hotpoint recalls thousands of dishwashers over fire risk

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Hotpoint recalls 330,000 dishwashers

Hotpoint is recalling dishwashers after an electrical fault has caused a number of appliances catch fire. The company says 330,000 dishwashers sold under the Hotpoint and Indesit brands are potentially affected.