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Safety Alert

T3 Recalls Twirl 360 Curling Irons 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: Curling irons

Hazard: The clamp can detach while in use, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: T3 Micro toll-free at 866-376-8880 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.t3micro.com and click on "Product Recalls" link on the bottom of the page for more information.

Units: About 8,400 (in addition, about 800 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall involves T3 Twirl 360 Motion-Sensing Auto-Rotating 1.25 inch Curling Irons. The curling irons have a white plastic handle, a white metal rotating heat barrel and clamp, and a rose-gold colored grip. Model number 76570 is printed on the label that is placed on the handle of the tool and T3 is printed on the curling iron's barrel.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 130 reports of loose or detached curling iron clamps including two reports of minor burns.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled curling irons and contact T3 for a prepaid shipping box to return the curling iron for a free repair.

Sold at: Nordstrom and Sephora stores and professional beauty supply distributors nationwide from December 2014 through October 2015 for about $230.

Importer: T3 Micro Inc., of Venice, Calif.

Manufactured in: China