Recall: North Central Industries Fireworks Fountains
On 2015-12-02, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding North Central Industries Fireworks Fountains due to a potential burn and fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2015 for about $15 to $25.
About 3,000 units are involved in this North Central Industries fireworks recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 1st recall of products in the Fireworks & Accessories category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 500,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The rear plug of the candle can dislodge while lit, posing burn and fire hazards to the user if the user is holding the device.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all mammoth Great Grizzly brand California Candles. The recalled candles are hand-held fireworks fountains that make crackling noises and display flowering tulips, blue pearls and gold showers. Each candle is approximately 2 inches in diameter and 30 inches long. The candles were sold in packs of three. One candle is labeled with the name "Glow Beam," one has the name "Dazzling Diamonds" and one has the name "Touch of Sparkle." Each candle has the Great Grizzly logo on the label near the beginning of the candle name.
These items were sold new+ at Albertson's and Kings Circle Assembly, both of Corvallis, Ore.; six locations of Fundz4Kidz, of Eugene and Springfield, Ore.; Uncle Sam's, of Allenton, Wis.; Boomer's Fireworks, of Muncie, Ind.; Dixie Dragon Fireworks, of Jeffersonville, Ind.; Holiday Packaging, of Marion, Ind.; Krazy Dan's Fireworks, of Gary, Ind.; Parkway Fruit Market, of Louisville, Ky.; Mr. Fireworks of Kokomo, of Kokomo, Ind.; Uncle Sam's Sales, of Hammond, Ind.; and World Cup Inc., of Villa, Ill., from May 2015 through June 2015 for between $15 and $25.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireworks and contact North Central Industries for a full refund.
North Central Industries Inc. at 800-800-2264 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at www.greatgrizzly.com and click on Safety for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
North Central Industries has received six reports of a candle's rear plug dislodging while the firework was lit, resulting in burn injuries to the person holding the device. No reports of property damage have been received.
+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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