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Revlon 1875 Ionic Ceramic hair dryer
Personal Care
Grooming
Hair Dryers (1602)
Helen of Troy    
Revlon
Revlon 1875 Ionic Ceramic hair dryer model RV484
 
 
Target
North Carolina
While using the Revlon 1875 Ionic Ceramic hair dryer I was burned by the cord where it comes in at the rubber boot and base of unit. The cord just wore through and shorted out with sparks and fire...wonder why the ground fault protector didn't do it's job? Very dangerous product!
6/20/2014
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Injury→Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
Unspecified
Female
50 years
Yes
No
No
Think Revlon needs to know what kind of product they are getting from China!
No
Yes
Comment from Helen of Troy 7/8/2014
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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