Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 31, 2009
Release # 09-173
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 687-6916CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Clothing Irons Recalled by Conair Corporation Due to Fire HazardWASHINGTON, 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: 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 October 2008 through March 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, or visit the firm’s Web site at
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