On 2015-07-09, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Sparklers due to a potential burn hazard.
About 700,000 units are involved in this Jake's Fireworks sparklers recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 3rd recall of products in the Other Miscellaneous Toys category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 5 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 766-1277
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What is the problem?
The sparklers burn faster and with a larger flame than normal and can burn down the stick towards users' hands, posing a burn hazard.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Yo Yo Sparklers. The sparklers are 13 1/2 inches long, metallic gray in color on a wire stick. They were sold in multicolored packages containing four individual sparklers. The front of the packages had a logo with the U.S. flag and the words World Class Fireworks at the top, the words YOYO Sparklers and two pictures of sparklers burning at the bottom.
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 sparklers, take them away from young children and contact Jake's Fireworks to receive a full refund.
Jake's Fireworks at (800) 766-1277 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, at email email@example.com or online at www.jakesfireworks.com and select the Blog on the menu at the top of the page, then click on YoYo Sparkler Alert Recall for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Jake's has received 12 reports of incidents of the sparklers burning rapidly down the stick towards users' hands resulting in second degree and third degree burns to consumers hands.
+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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