June 30, 1999
Release # 99-133a
(301) 504-0580 Ext. 1183
CPSC, Pacific LA Announce Recall of Hairdryers
Los Angeles, CA (SafetyAlerts) - Pacific LA is
voluntarily recalling more than 5,100 portable hairdryers. The hairdryers present shock
and electrocution hazards because they are not equipped with ground fault circuit
interrupters to cut off electrical current in case of contact with water.
The recalled hairdryers are both
standard and mini or travel hairdryers. They come in various wattages, colors and models.
Brand names on some of the hairdryers are "LOGIX" and "TraVeller's."
Some were sold with brushes, combs, adapter plugs or travel cases. They are made in China.
Consumers should stop using the
recalled hairdryers immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a full
For additional information, consumers
should call Pacific LA at (888) 999-1559 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. PDT Monday through
Friday or access the company's website at www.pacific-la.com.
The U.S. Consumer Product
Safety Commission protects the public from the unreasonable risk of injury or death from
15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous
product or a product-related injury and for information on CPSC's fax-on-demand service,
call CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270. To order
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