Tumble dryers

UK-AFI recall information

Suppliers will arrange retro-improvements to appliances. Faulty dryers can be used in the interim but should not be left unattended.

The recall pages are:




General tumble drier safety advice

  • Don’t leave dryers unattended when in use.
  • Don’t use dryers overnight, when in bed.
  • Only put clothing in the dryer.
  • Regularly clean filters and remove build-up of lint.
  • Don’t overload dryers.
  • Don’t dry large bulky items or trainers.
  • Don’t put drenched clothing in dryers, wring/spin first.
  • Ensure ducting is clear and free of build-up.
  • Ensure external vent is clear and unobstructed.
  • Ensure your property has working smoke alarms.