WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/ISO-Beauty-Recalls-Hair-Dryers-Due-to-Burn-Hazard
Name of Product: Ionic Pro hair dryers
Hazard: The cord can become brittle near the base of the dryer, posing burn hazards.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hair dryers and contact ISO Beauty for instructions on removing the cord and receiving a refund in the form of a credit for a replacement product from the firm.
ISO Beauty at 800-490-5919 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at isobeauty.com and click on "Product Recall" for more information.
Units: About 73,000 (In addition, about 1,000 units were sold in Canada)
This recall involves the Ionic Pro 2000 and 2000W hand-held hair dryers sold under the ISO Beauty and Proliss brand names. The bottom rear of the dryers has "ISO" or "Proliss" printed and model number HD-1820. The dryers were sold in the following colors: black, white, white pearl, peacock, white zebra, pink leopard, blue, and giraffe.
Incidents/Injuries: ISO Beauty has received 35 reports of the dryers sparking or smoking, including two reports of flames coming from the dryers and three reported burn injuries to hands or fingers.
Sold At: Groupon.com, Target.com, ISObeauty.com, Proliss.com and Amazon.com from March 2013 through January 2018 for between $30 and $40.
Importer: ISO Beauty, of Chatsworth, Calif.
Manufactured in: China
In Conjunction With: Canada
Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/65764r-eng.php
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
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