Tourmaline Ionic Hair Dryer

Starting date:
July 26, 2013

Posting date:
July 26, 2013

Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall

Subcategory:
Electronics

Source of recall:
Health Canada


Issue:
Product Safety

Audience:
General Public

Identification number:
RA-34767


Affected products
Tourmaline Ionic Hair Dryer

Product description

This recall involves the “trinité professional” tourmaline ionic hair dryer identified by model TRI 801. The hair dryer is black and white in colour with “trinité professional” written on the shaft of the product.
Hazard identified

It has been determined that the identified products are not authorized to bear the cETL (Intertek) certification mark on the unit or the cUL (Underwriters Laboratories) certification mark on the cord.

Cosmetic Wholesale and Health Canada have received one report of the hair dryer smoking/sparking when the power was turned on. No injuries were reported.
Number sold

Approximately 250 units of the recalled hair dryers were sold at Winners and Marshalls (TJX Canada) stores in Canada.
Time period sold

The recalled hair dryers were sold from October 1st to 18th, 2012.
Place of origin

Manufactured in China.
Companies

Manufacturer
Viso Trading Inc.
CHINA

Importer
Cosmetic Wholesale
Toronto

Ontario
CANADA


What you should do

Consumers should stop using the recalled hair dryers immediately and return them to the retailer for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Cosmetic Wholesale by telephone at 1-416-402-0917 or by mail at:

Emanuel Mossa
Cosmetic Wholesale
10 Melford Drive, #9
Toronto, Ontario M1B 2G1

Consumers may also view the recall notice on the Electrical Safety Authority's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

Date modified:
2013-07-26