WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/T3-Recalls-Twirl-360-Curling-Irons/
Name of Product: Curling irons
Hazard: The clamp can detach while in use, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled curling irons and contact T3 for a prepaid shipping box to return the curling iron for a free repair.
Consumer Contact: T3 Micro toll-free at 866-376-8880 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.t3micro.com and click on "Product Recalls" link on the bottom of the page for more information.
Units: About 8,400 (in addition, about 800 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves T3 Twirl 360 Motion-Sensing Auto-Rotating 1.25 inch Curling Irons. The curling irons have a white plastic handle, a white metal rotating heat barrel and clamp, and a rose-gold colored grip. Model number 76570 is printed on the label that is placed on the handle of the tool and T3 is printed on the curling iron's barrel.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 130 reports of loose or detached curling iron clamps including two reports of minor burns.
Sold at: Nordstrom and Sephora stores and professional beauty supply distributors nationwide from December 2014 through October 2015 for about $230.
Importer/Distributor: T3 Micro Inc., of Venice, Calif.
Manufactured in: China
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