Hot Air Hair Dryer brush and styler sold via Amazon Recall

11 July 2022


Fire, Burns, Electric Shock.

Models affected

5250; 6997201732189; B09XF4CMKJ


Black and pink electric hair dryer brush and styler with black power supply cord and plug. Supplied in black cardboard packaging with white text reading ‘Hair Dryer and Styler’.

The product has been identified as presenting a risk of fire, burns and electric shock due to multiple safety defects. The product’s plug does not meet the dimensional requirements of the relevant standard, presenting an electric shock hazard when plugging in, or pulling it out of a mains electrical socket.

The plug was incorrectly rated for the fuse link fitted and the rated power of the appliance, presenting a fire hazard. The mains plug was also not fitted with a fuse link conforming to the relevant standard, and was incorrectly rated for the plug and supply cord fitted. Additionally, the mains supply cord had excessive resistance. The product also requires improvements to labelling, markings and instructions.

The product does not meet the requirements of the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016 or the Plugs & Sockets (Safety) Regulations 1994.