Safety Alert Number 0903242

Clothing Irons Recalled by Conair Corporation
Due to Fire Hazard
Release # 09-173
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 687-6916
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today
announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately
unless otherwise instructed. Name of product: Clothing Irons
Units: About 45,000
Distributor: Conair Corporation, of Stamford, Conn. Hazard: The clothing iron can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: Conair has received three reports of overheating, including two fires resulting in property damage. No injuries
have been reported. Description: This recall involves Conair clothing irons with model numbers DPP1500, DPP1500R and DPP3500. The model
number is printed below the soleplate. No other models are included in this recall. Sold at: Department and retail stores nationwide from October 2008 through March 2009 for about $50. Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled clothing irons and contact Conair to receive a free
comparable product. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Conair at (800) 687-6916 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday
through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at
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