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Revlon 1875 ionic ceramic hair dryer
Personal Care
Hair Dryers (1602)
Helen of Troy    
Rv 484 (Helen of Troy)
Don't remember
I was using my Revlon 1875 Ionic Ceramic Hair Dryer this morning and in the middle of drying my hair it suddenly stopped. I flipped the switch to the off / low positions and all of a sudden there was a pop and it caught fire at the junction where the cord goes into the hair dryer. It also caught my cotton shower wrap on fire, which I was wearing. I immediately unplugged the hair dryer threw it in the sink grabbed my wet washcloth and put out the flames on my shower wrap, took that off and threw it in the sink and doused all with water. This was a. very dangerous situation and I could have been seriously injured. I googled it and found other reports on line.
Incident, No Injury
55 years
I have to find a number to call
Comment from Helen of Troy 2/9/2015
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 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. Through our investigation, it was determined that the appliance cord had been twisted and/or wrapped, thus compromising same.
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