On 2017-12-19, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Fireworks due to a potential burn and explosion hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2017 for about $15.
About 60,000 units are involved in this Matrix Fireworks fireworks recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Fireworks & Accessories category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 400,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The recalled fireworks are overloaded with pyrotechnics intended to produce an audible effect, violating the federal regulatory standard for this product. Overloaded fireworks can result in a greater than expected explosion, posing burn and explosion hazards to consumers. The product is labeled as a fountain but functions similar to an M-80 or other large firecracker, which are illegal.
How can I tell if I own this product?
Please click here to see recall details.
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 not use the recalled fireworks and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
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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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.