October 5, 1992


Release # 93-001


PRODUCT: Clairol Appliances is voluntarily recalling certain Salon Power and Pazazz brand hairdryers purchased after January 1, 1992 that have a large circuit breaker plug with a rectangular black test button on the front and the serial number HGW0351 on the back. Up to 130,000 hairdryers with these plugs were purchased by consumers. Dryers purchased before January 1, 1992 are not affected.

PROBLEM: The prongs of the plug may break off and remain in the electrical outlet. Touching the prongs could result in serious shock injury or electrocution. There have been no reports of injury.

WHAT TO DO: Consumers should return the recalled hairdryers, with the form below to:

Dryer Plug Exchange
80 Southfield Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902

If the plug on one of the hairdryers breaks, leaving the prongs in the socket, consumers should not touch the prongs and call 1-800-843-3876 for instructions. Consumers may also call this number for questions about the recall.