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Revlon curling Iron RVIR1021
Personal Care
Hair Curlers, Curling Irons, Clips & Hairpins (1682)
Helen of Troy    
type RC1021AP
The Revlon curling iron RVIR1021, used once per day and less then 6 months old, over heated and melted. There was no short circuit but all internal wiring was exposed and in contact with the metal parts of the iron. The iron was extremely hot and the smell of an electrical fire was noticed. I burnt a finger on part of the metal as I picked up the iron and the melted section between the handle and the metal iron part dangled and fell apart.
Injury→Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
My Spouse
65 years
I will call their 800 number
Comment from Helen of Troy 11/8/2013
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 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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