Recall: Bat Out of Hell and Powder House fireworks
On 2005-06-22, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Bat Out of Hell and Powder House fireworks due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2005 for about $20.00.
About 9,000 units are involved in this American Promotional Events fireworks recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Fireworks & Accessories category in 2005.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 500,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
These fireworks devices could unexpectedly tip over during use, posing a serious injury hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recall involves Bat Out of Hell fireworks with model number CP1129 and Powder House fireworks with model number CP1130. The model number is printed on all four sides of the device above the warning label. These are 1.4g consumer fireworks devices that consist of 16 multiple shots in the shape of a square cube. The name of the product is printed on the packaging, along with the word TNT .
These items were sold new+ at Fireworks retailers, including display stands and tents in states permitting the sale of consumer fireworks, from May 2005 through June 2005 for about $20.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Return the recalled fireworks to the store where purchased for a full refund or contact American Promotional Events for instructions.
American Promotional Events at (800)243-1189 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.TNTFireworks.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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