5.4M clothing steamers recalled due to serious burn hazard
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More than five million handheld clothing steamers sold at major retailers nationwide are being recalled after hundreds of consumers reported severe burn injuries.
HSN is recalling the Joy/JM-branded My Little Steamer and My Little Steamer Go Mini steamers, which can "an expel, spray, or leak hot water during use," according to a U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) notice.
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To date, HSN is aware of 227 reports of hot water spraying or leaking from the steamers. About 106 reports involved burn injuries, according to CPSC. Eight reports were of second-degree burns and six reports were of third-degree burns, the agency said.