Emollient Cream Fire Safety Message

Following a recent emollients safety campaign by the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC), Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service (IWFRS) has put together a webpage and bulletin to raise awareness of the fire risks that can be posed from using emollient creams.   

Please be aware that there has not been any fire related deaths in the Hampshire, Southampton, Portsmouth and IOW area involving emollient creams however this publication is being shared to increase knowledge of all agencies and professionals who work with people who use emollient creams, and highlight potential fire risks when using them.  

The advice and information can be accessed on the Hampshire and IOW Fire and Rescue Service Emollient Creams Webpage, which can be accessed here – https://www.hantsfire.gov.uk/keeping-safe/loveyourhome/firehazards/emollients-safety/.