Hair Dryers Under Recall After Users are Shocked, Burned, and Blistered
Xtava is recalling Allure and Allure Pro 2200W ionic ceramic hair dryers. These are black or white, hand-held dryers with an included concentrator nozzle. They were sold individually or as part of a kit. They were sold on Amazon.com, eBay.com, Walmart.com, Xtava.com, and through Groupon. If you have one, look for the following SKUs: XTV010001, XTV010001N, XTV010002, or XTV010002N.
From the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission:
The firm has received 193 reports of the hair dryers or power cords overheating, melting, exploding or catching fire, including 18 reports of burns and two reports of a minor electrical shock. Four of the reported burn incidents resulted in a blister to the hand, wrist or finger. One consumer reported a severe burn.
Owners are advised to stop using the hair dryers and contact the company for a replacement by calling 877-643-8440 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. You can also click here for more information.