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Safety Alert

Wahl Recalls Total Care Aerosol Cleaner Due to Burn Hazard

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Total Care, Aerosol Cleaner, Lubricant & Coolant

Hazard: Vapors from the propellant in the Total Care product can ignite upon contact with hair clippers, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: Wahl at (800) 767-9245 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.wahl.com and click on Recall for more information

Units: About 720,000

Description: This recall involves Wahl Total Care products used to clean and lubricate hair clippers, trimmers and shavers. The product was sold in six ounce aerosol cans. The white label on the can reads "Wahl Total Care" and "Clipper, Trimmer, Shaver." Model number 03772 is printed on the back of the can.

Incidents/Injuries: Wahl has received three reports of incidents of the product igniting, including one report of minor burns.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the Total Care product and contact Wahl for a replacement.

Sold at: Meijer, Walmart and other retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from June 2009 to October 2013 for about $5.

Distributor: Wahl Clipper Corp., of Sterling, Ill.

Manufactured in: United States