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    • 4/15/2011
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    • 20110314-372EB-2147481461
    Incident Description: When my daughter's hair dryer stopped working, she gave it to me to fix. When I plugged it in, it shot sparks out of the joint where the cord enters the handle of the dryer. One spark caused a small burn on my index finger, which later blistered.
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: 2 speed, 3 heat setting, hand-held hair ionizing dryer
    Injury Info: Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (4/6/2011) Helen of Troy acknowledges receipt of the report relating to a Helen of Troy hair dryer sold under the Revlon name. Revlon licenses Helen of Troy to use the Revlon trademark on its appliances. Revlon's license agreement requires that Helen of Troy design and ... (More)
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    • 12/6/2011
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    • 20111112-47BDA-2147473399
    Incident Description: Dryer is too hot to hold within a few minutes of being on hot and high setting. Seam on the dryer handle has also seperated due to the intensity of the heat.
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: Purple and silver hair dryer (see above)
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (11/30/2011) 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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    • 1/31/2012
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    • 20111208-DFE72-1218663
    Incident Description: While using the blow dryer on the hot/high setting for approximately five minutes the handle started to feel really hot so she set it down for a brief second when she noticed the plastic of the handle had begin to melt. She unplugged it from the wall outlet ... (More)
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: ceramic blow dry with diffuser
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (1/18/2012) 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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    • 5/18/2012
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    • 20120426-FD09F-2147468096
    Incident Description: While drying her hair the user noticed the dryer was stopping and starting for no apparent reason. She thought it had overheated. She returned to using it. The cord sparked at the base of the rubber fitting at the bottom of the handle. The cord loosely passes ... (More)
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: Hair dryer / blow dryer; Plastic shell, Silver & Maroon; Black lettering: REVLON 1875 IONIC CERAMIC
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (5/10/2012) 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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    • 6/4/2012
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    • 20120511-605CE-2147467688
    Incident Description: While my husband was drying his hair, the dryer made a loud pop sound and big spark came out and burned his arm. Upon inspection of dryer, we noticed that the wire at the base of the unit was split which must have caused it to arc.
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: Revlon Ion 1875 Watt Silver and Maroon Hair Dryer
    Injury Info: Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (5/23/2012) 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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    • 7/24/2012
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    • 20120702-37CC1-2147466090
    Incident Description: Hair dryer started smoking and stopped working and after opening it up, I found melted wires where they were pinched between the case.
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: Revlon RV484 Hair Dryer 1875 W 125VAC 60Hz Manufactured by Helen of Troy, Made in China
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (7/10/2012) 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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    • 12/6/2012
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    • 20121109-56B3E-2147462102
    Incident Description: Using my Revlon Ion Dryer this morning, sparks flew out of dryer along with smoke - luckily - sparks did not go into my hair
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: Revlon Ion Hair Dryer
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (11/27/2012) 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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    • 5/14/2013
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    • 20130423-5CEE6-2147456706
    Incident Description: Plugged hair dryer into the GFCI-protected wall outlet. Turned it on. Loud "pop" and sparks shot out from bottom of handle where cord enters. GFCI built into the power plug tripped (not the GFCI for the wall outlet). Immediately unplugged the dryer. I tried ... (More)
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: Revlon 1875 Pro Stylist Ionic Ceramic hair dryer
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (5/9/2013) 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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    • 6/10/2013
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    • 20130516-465E0-2147456058
    Incident Description: Bought Revlon 1875W (model RV484) hair dryer beginning of 2013. Over last couple of days dryer has been shorting and I assumed it was a problem with the cord. Today it started shooting sparks out of the bottom where the cord is inserted into the dryer. This ... (More)
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: Silver and purple hair dryer
    Injury Info: Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (5/30/2013) 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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    • 8/26/2013
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    • 20130802-A9042-2147453480
    Incident Description: The hair dryer is a Revlon 1875 ionic ceramic and today it was blowing sparks out and smoking than the power cord melted. The power plug has a test and reset button that never popped out as designed.
    Product: Hair Dryers (1602)
    Product Description: Revlon 1875 ionic ceramic hair dryer
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Helen of Troy
    Business Comments:
    (8/12/2013) 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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