Safety Alert Number 0906260


Hair Dryers Recalled by Vintage International
Due to Electrocution Hazard
Release # 09-232
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 711-4656
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: National and Sanyo Hand-Held Hair Dryers
Units: About 2,300
Importer: Vintage International Inc. , of Hacienda Heights, Calif. Hazard: The hair dryers are not equipped with an immersion protection device to prevent electrocution if the hair dryer falls into
water. Immersion protection devices, which prevent electrocution, are required by industry safety standards for all electric handheld
hair dryers. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: This recall involves National and Sanyo hand held hair dryers. The hair dryers are made of plastic and chrome with
a fold up handle and were sold in blue, pink, white and black colors. Model numbers EH-5202, EH-5215, EH-5216, EH-7911,
EH-7912, or EH-7913 and "National" and "Sanyo" can be found on the hair dryer's blower nozzle or handle. Sold at: Various retail stores in the Los Angeles area from January 2007 through August 2008 for between $20 and $40. Manufactured in: Thailand
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hair dryers and return them to the store where purchased for a
full refund or free replacement. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Vintage International toll free at (888) 711-4656 between 10 a.m. and 2
p.m. PT Monday through Friday. To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09235.html