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    • REPORT
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    • 9/12/2018
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    • 20180731-503FE-1780526
    Incident Description: The consumer indicates that her hair dryer was on for approximately five minutes when sparks flew out for a few seconds burning the palm of her hand. The consumer dropped the hair dryer while it was still sparking. The consumer unplugged the hair dryer. The ... (More)
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: Hair Dryer
    Injury Info: Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (9/12/2018) Revlon licenses Helen of Troy to use the Revlon trademark on its appliances. Revlon's license agreement requires that Helen of Troy design and manufacture the licensed products in accordance with applicable safety and quality standards of the industry, comply ... (More)
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    • 7/16/2018
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    • 20180621-8D989-2147387243
    Incident Description: I purchased a Revlon Hot Air Brush back in September to replace the one that had shorted out. The first dryer made a popping sound and a small spark, and then started smoking at the base of the cord attached to the dryer. I didn't think much of it at the ... (More)
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: It is round handled hair dryer -- hot air brush. It has 2 brush attachments and an open air flow attachment. It has 3 settings - low, high and cool.
    Injury Info: Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (7/10/2018) Revlon licenses Helen of Troy to use the Revlon trademark on its appliances. Revlon's license agreement requires that Helen of Troy design and manufacture the licensed products in accordance with applicable safety and quality standards of the industry, comply ... (More)
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    • 6/8/2018
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    • 20180517-46C67-2147387906
    Incident Description: I had this blow dryer plugged in but not turned on. It was sitting on the bedroom carpet next to my bed. Yesterday I started to hear an odd popping sound and then smelled smoke. I saw that it was the blow dryer, it sounded like it was going to explode. There ... (More)
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: Revlon Essentials 1875W Compact Styler, RVDR5034
    Injury Info: Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (6/7/2018) Revlon licenses Helen of Troy to use the Revlon trademark on its appliances. Revlon's license agreement requires that Helen of Troy design and manufacture the licensed products in accordance with applicable safety and quality standards of the industry, comply ... (More)
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    • 12/26/2017
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    • 20171124-2624A-2147395123
    Incident Description: Revlon 1875 model RV473 hair dryer caught on fire while I was drying my hair. Smelt electrical smell and hand got hot; saw flames inside unit. Burnt hand slightly. Dropped in sink and unplugged from outlet. Turned on faucet to put out flames. Still have dryer ... (More)
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: Revlon 1875 model RV473 Helen of Troy 125vac 60hz 1875 watts handheld hairdryer gray with black handle
    Injury Info: Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (12/20/2017) Revlon licenses Helen of Troy to use the Revlon trademark on its appliances. Revlon's license agreement requires that Helen of Troy design and manufacture the licensed products in accordance with applicable safety and quality standards of the industry, comply ... (More)
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    • 9/1/2017
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    • 20170731-4BC94-2147398564
    Incident Description: On July 10 the I sat down on the side of my bed to dry my hair. Picked up my hair dryer . Had the plug in my left hard and the dryer in my right hand. Plugged it in switched it on and sparks and flames shot out of the bottom of the hair dryer burning my hand ... (More)
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: Vidal Sassoon Hair dryer Red
    Injury Info: Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (8/29/2017) Helen of Troy acknowledges receipt of the submission. Based upon our investigation of the allegations, we have determined that the product was misused by the consumer.
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    • 7/7/2017
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    • 20170606-EC5BD-2147399905
    Incident Description: I was drying my hair today with my Revlon 1875 Ionic Ceramic hairdryer and sparks flew out of the hairdryer. Before the sparks flew the hairdryer was rapidly cutting off and on two or three times. Within about five seconds sparks flew from the dryer, I think ... (More)
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: Revlon IONIC Ceramic 1875 Hair Blow Dryer
    Injury Info: Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (7/6/2017) Revlon licenses Helen of Troy to use the Revlon trademark on its appliances. Revlon's license agreement requires that Helen of Troy design and manufacture the licensed products in accordance with applicable safety and quality standards of the industry, comply ... (More)
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    • 4/20/2017
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    • 20170315-03DBC-2147405170
    Incident Description: Drying hair and heard a loud pop and the dryer shot a fireball out of the handle.
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: Revlon Hairdryer model RV544 1875 watt
    Injury Info: Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (4/13/2017) Revlon licenses Helen of Troy to use the Revlon trademark on its appliances. Revlon's license agreement requires that Helen of Troy design and manufacture the licensed products in accordance with applicable safety and quality standards of the industry, comply ... (More)
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    • 6/22/2016
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    • 20160531-8811B-2147418161
    Incident Description: Curling iron short circuited - loud pop, and smoke. Burned hand
    Product: Hair Curlers, Curling Irons, Clips & Hairpins (1682)
    Product Description: electric curling iron
    Injury Info: Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (6/21/2016) Revlon licenses Helen of Troy to use the Revlon trademark on its appliances. Revlon's license agreement requires that Helen of Troy design and manufacture the licensed products in accordance with applicable safety and quality standards of the industry, comply ... (More)
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    • 12/8/2015
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    • 20151114-062D5-2147426702
    Incident Description: Handle of blow-dryer grew increasingly hot to the touch then spark, flame, and smoke came out of handle as hand was burned.
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: Hair Dryer Revlon Turbo/Lightweight/1875W
    Injury Info: Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (12/2/2015) Revlon licenses Helen of Troy to use the Revlon trademark on its appliances. Revlon's license agreement requires that Helen of Troy design and manufacture the licensed products in accordance with applicable safety and quality standards of the industry, comply ... (More)
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    • 10/28/2015
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    • 20151005-6E0EE-2147427792
    Incident Description: Hair dryer spontaneously burned through the insulation of the power cord causing a small fire and burned me. The failure occurred at the point where the power cord emerges from the reinforcement at the end of the handle.
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: Hair dryer
    Injury Info: Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (10/20/2015) Revlon licenses Helen of Troy to use the Revlon trademark on its appliances. Revlon's license agreement requires that Helen of Troy design and manufacture the licensed products in accordance with applicable safety and quality standards of the industry, comply ... (More)

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