On 2017-11-15, 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 June 2017 for about $13 to $90.
About 2,000 units are involved in this Wholesale Fireworks fireworks recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd 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 standards for this product. Overloaded fireworks can result in a greater than expected explosion, posing burn and explosion hazards to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Toxic artillery rockets, Boom Box aerial shells and Detonator firecrackers.
|Product||Quantity in Package||Product Description||UPC code/Model||Price|
|Toxic artillery rockets||Toxic Rockets were sold in a hanging package of six artillery rockets.||"Toxic" is printed on the rockets and on the top cardboard information label on the top of the package. The packaging has a red dragon on it surrounded with a black flame.||No model or UPC number||About $90|
|Boom Box aerial shells||Boom Box aerial shells were sold in a package of six.||The aerial shells measure about five inches high with their tube. "BOOM BOX" is printed on the aerial shells, tube and packaging. The fireworks are red with green fuses and measure about two inches high.||UPC code 820151600047 is printed on the top panel of the box.||About $13|
|Detonator firecrackers||Detonator firecrackers were sold in a package of 20, in two single columns of 10 brown and orange firecrackers with purple tissue paper by the fuse.||"Detonator" is printed on the firecrackers and on the package.||Model number FP5 is printed on the product. UPC number 201615861653 is printed on the back of the retail package.||About $50|
These items were sold new+ at Wholesale Fireworks stores in Wyoming from June 2017 through August 2017 for between $13 and $90.
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 recalled fireworks and contact Wholesale Fireworks 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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