Clothing Irons Recalled by Conair Corporation Due to Fire 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 products. 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 July 2004 through March 31, 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.
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