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hair dryer
Personal Care
Grooming
Hair Dryers (1602)
Helen of Troy    
Revlon 1875 ionic ceramic
 
 
TARGET
Minnesota
5/14/2013 This date is an estimate
Hair dryer was used as I do everyday this time when I shut it off ,the blower started on it's own.
It started smelling like burnt plastic ...very hot on the handel ... had to run the blower outside .

watched it smolder it was on fire inside
10/23/2014
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Injury→Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
My Spouse
Female
45 years
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Comment from Helen of Troy 11/19/2014
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 with all applicable laws and regulations of any governmental or administrative body, and have all licensed products manufactured according to the standards of the Underwriters’ Laboratories, an independent organization that sets standards for and certifies the safety of electrical appliances. Helen of Troy acknowledges receipt of the submission. We are in the process of investigating the allegations made in the submission.

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