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Revlon Ceramic/Tourmaline/Ionic/1875W Model number RV519
Platinum and Black in color Hair dryer
Personal Care
Grooming
Hair Dryers (1602)
Helen of Troy    
Revlon
RV519
3106783
 
 
Quibids
Unspecified
4/19/2016 This date is an estimate
While blow drying my hair tonight my hair dryer started to lag then I pulled it away from my hair to look at it and then flames shot out from the end of the handle. I immediately unplugged the hair dryer and brought it outside as it was still smoking. This hair dryer was in perfect shape, no damage prior to it starting on fire. Only has been used maybe 8 times since buying it. Thankful my hair wasn't set on fire or burned myself or started the house on fire. Could have been worse but very dissatisfied with the quality of this hair dryer and not getting much use out of it.
2/5/2017
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Self
Female
55 years
Yes
No
No
I will report this to Revlon and check for recalls too
No
Yes
Comment from Helen of Troy 3/8/2017
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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