Recall: Thunderstick Rocket Fireworks
On 2006-06-21, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Thunderstick Rocket Fireworks due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2005 for about $10.00.
About 60,000 units are involved in this BJ Alan rocket recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Fireworks & Accessories category in 2006.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 500,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
These rockets are overloaded with flash powder, violating the regulatory standard for this product. During use, these fireworks could explode with a greater force than expected and cause burns and bodily harm to nearby consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The products are a stick-type rocket with a 4-inch long, -inch in diameter engine mounted on a wooden stick approximately 16-inches long. The engine is wrapped in blue or purple paper with a picture of a rocket, and the writing, Phantom Fireworks Thunder Stick Rocket .
These items were sold new+ at Phantom Fireworks showrooms nationwide from December 2005 through June 2006 for about $10 per package of six rockets.
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:
Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact B.J. Alan Company for a replacement product.
For additional information, contact BJ Alan Co. at (800)777-1691 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.fireworks.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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