19109 – Emollient cream

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Ref: FOI/19109

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 13th August 2019

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request

In light of our work on this matter, we wish to understand how the warnings and advice produced because of our original research are now being implemented across Fire and Rescue Services.

Therefore, please could we request answers to the following based upon the December 2018 MHRA report on emollient flammability:

Has this information provided by the MHRA been implemented across your Fire and Rescue Service to advise staff?

Reply

No

Request

How has this been implemented? Please also provide details of any future intentions.

Reply

Guidance was issued in July 2016 to staff and also included in our Safe & well visits to people in their homes. We will review guidance in light of the document from MHRA DEC 2018

Request

Has this information provided by the MHRA been implemented across your Fire and Rescue Service to advise the public on how to use emollient skin products safely?

Reply

No

Request

How has this been implemented? Please also provide details of any future intentions

Reply

A leaflet was made available to the public in July 2016. We will review leaflet in light of the document from MHRA DEC 2018

If you have any queries about this freedom of information request, please contact us.  Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

For service complaints, issues or comments regarding this request please contact The Public Relations Department, West Midlands Fire Service, 99 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B7 4HW

Further information concerning Freedom of Information requests can be found on the Information Commissioner website at either the following link: https://ico.org.uk/ or at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF.

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