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Wahl Recalls Total Care Aerosol Cleaner

  • Wahl Total Care Six Ounce Aerosol Can
  • Wahl Total Care Model 03772
Name of Product:
Total Care, Aerosol Cleaner, Lubricant & Coolant
Hazard:
Vapors from the propellant in the Total Care product can ignite upon contact with hair clippers, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
December 16, 2013
Units:
About 720,000
Consumer Contact

Wahl at (800) 767-9245 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.wahl.com and click on Recall for more information

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Wahl Total Care products used to clean and lubricate hair clippers, trimmers and shavers. The product was sold in six ounce aerosol cans. The white label on the can reads "Wahl Total Care" and "Clipper, Trimmer, Shaver." Model number 03772 is printed on the back of the can.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the Total Care product and contact Wahl for a replacement.

Incidents/Injuries:

Wahl has received three reports of incidents of the product igniting, including one report of minor burns.

Sold At
Meijer, Walmart and other retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from June 2009 to October 2013 for about $5.
Importer:

Wahl Clipper Corp., of Sterling, Ill.

Distributor

Wahl Clipper Corp., of Sterling, Ill.

Manufactured In:
USA
Recall number:
14-059
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