Hazard: The hair dryers do not have an immersion protection device, which guards against electrocution or shock if the dryer is immersed in water.
Remedy: Refund Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled hair dryers and contact AG Hair to request a pre-paid mailing label and packaging in order to return the hair dryer for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: AG Hair toll-free at (866) 924-4247 from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, by email at [email protected], or online at www.aghair.com and click on "Recall Notice" for more information.
Units: About 3,100
Description: This recall involves Sweet Heat handheld hair dryers. The hair dryers are white and have the words "Sweet Heat" printed in black near the blower nozzle. "AG Hair" is printed in grey and black on the back of the blower nozzle, above the handle.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Sold at: ULTA Beauty and other beauty supply stores and hair salons nationwide from May 2013 through March 2015 for about $100.
Importer: AG Professional Hair Care Products Ltd., of Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Manufactured in: China
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