Public Warned Of Faulty Hair Straighteners On Sale In The Midlands

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The were originally dumped after being recalled by the manufacturer.

Midlands gardaí are warning people to beware of faulty hair straighteners on sale in the region.

A supplier dumped a couple of hundred faulty straighteners at a recycling centre in Athlone this week after the product was recalled by the manufacturer.

However, the 'Alterego'-brand straighteners are back in circulation and on the market for €10.

Sergeant Andrew Haran from Athlone Garda Station says the products are highly dangerous:

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