Wahl Recalls Total Care Aerosol Cleaner Due to Burn Hazard

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Recall Summary

Name of Product: Total Care, Aerosol Cleaner, Lubricant & Coolant

Hazard: Vapors from the propellant in the Total Care product can ignite upon contact with hair clippers, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the Total Care product and contact Wahl for a replacement.

Consumer Contact:  Wahl at (800) 767-9245 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.wahl.com and click on Recall for more information

Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Wahl-Recalls-Total-Care-Aerosol-Cleaner/

Recall Details

Units: About 720,000

Description: This recall involves Wahl Total Care products used to clean and lubricate hair clippers, trimmers and shavers. The product was sold in six ounce aerosol cans. The white label on the can reads "Wahl Total Care" and "Clipper, Trimmer, Shaver." Model number 03772 is printed on the back of the can.

Incidents/Injuries: Wahl has received three reports of incidents of the product igniting, including one report of minor burns.

Sold at: Meijer, Walmart and other retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from June 2009 to October 2013 for about $5.

Distributor: Wahl Clipper Corp., of Sterling, Ill.

Manufactured in: USA

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @OnSafety or by subscribing to CPSC's free e-mail newsletters.

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

Media Contact
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.
Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800
Link Text: View CPSC contacts for specific areas of expertise

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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