April 19, 2006

Hair Dryers Recalled Due to Electrocution Hazard

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.

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.

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 sales@sarojusa.com