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Pink revlon 1875 ionic hair dryer
Personal Care
Hair Dryers (1602)
Helen of Troy    
District of Columbia
4/18/2015 This date is an estimate
I was using my about 8 month old pink Revlon 1875 hairdryer, plugged into a grounded power strip, and sparks began flying out, landing on my rug. I was able to put out the smoldering materials but it could have caused a severe fire.
Incident, No Injury
36 years
Comment from Helen of Troy 3/14/2016
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. The complainant submitted this comment with the explicit request that its contact information not be released to the manufacturer, and it is therefore impossible for us to further investigate or determine the cause of the alleged incident.

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