he iron's "on/off" switch was installed incorrectly. When the iron is plugged in and switch is in the "off" position, the iron remains "on," which could pose fire and burn hazards.
The recall involves the WEE CHI iron. It's black and measures 9.5 inches long. "CHI" is printed on the iron in red lettering. Date code 0306 or 0507 is embossed on the inside of the paddle. They were sold by professional beauty supply distributors and beauty salons nationwide from April 2006 through September 2007 for about $160.
Consumers should stop using the product immediately and contact the company to return the product for a full refund or replacement iron.
For additional information, contact Farouk Systems Inc. at (800) 237-9175 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.farouk.com