|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 19, 2006
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 277-1055
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Eusonic Hair Dryers
Units: About 4,000 (14,000 hair dryers were sold in Mexico)
Importer: Saroj International Inc., of Vernon, Calif.
Hazard: The electric hair dryer's power cord does not have an immersion protection plug. Therefore, if the hair dryer falls into water during use, it can pose a shock and/or electrocution hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The hair dryers recalled are the Eusonic models numbers 9318, 9329, and 2218. The model numbers are imprinted on the opposite side of the handle from where the slide switch is situated. The hair dryers are red, have a black slide switch and the word Eusonic is imprinted in black on the blower part of the hair dryer.
Manufactured In: China
Sold at: Various retail stores nationwide from May 2003 through December 2004 for about $10.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using these hair dryers immediately and return it to the store where it was purchased to receive a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Contact Saroj International Inc., toll free at (877) 277-1055 between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Media Contact: Jaivin Karnani at (323) 277-1056
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