Power Hair Dryers Recalled
27, 2004 - NEWSdial.com)
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following
recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers
should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise
of product: Turbo Power electric hand-held hair
Power Inc. of Flushing, New York
electric hair dryers are not equipped with an immersion protection
device to prevent electrocution if the hair dryer falls into
water. Such electric shock protection devices are required
by industry standards for all electric hand-held hair dryers.
reported with these hair dryers.
following hair dryers are recalled: Turbo 1500, Twin Turbo
2600, Turbo 2800 Silverado, Twin Turbo 2800, Mega Turbo 2500,
Twin Turbo Ionic 3000, Parlux 3000, Mega Turbo 3000, Coldmatic
1500, Turbo Millennium 2000, Turbo 2200, and Super Turbo 1900.
These hair dryers have pistol grips and have black, black and
red, black and grey, or red and ivory plastic casing. They
have two-prong power cords. The hair dryers are labeled in
part: “Turbo Power” or “PIBBS” followed
by the model number and this voltage marking: “110V/60HZ.” The
boxes in which the hair dryers were sold said “Made in
at: Retail and beauty supply stores nationwide from
January 2002 through April 2004 for about $50 to $169.
the hair dryer to either the retail store where purchased or
to Turbo Power for a free replacement. Mail to: Turbo Power
Inc., 31-40 Downing Street, Flushing, NY 11354. Consumers will
be reimbursed for shipping costs.
Contact: Call Turbo Power at (888) 715-6100 between
8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, or visit
the firm’s Web site at www.turbopowerinc.com.
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