Recall: T6 Titanium 6 Break Artillery Shell Fireworks
On 2004-06-25, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding T6 Titanium 6 Break Artillery Shell Fireworks due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2004 for about $40.00.
About 10,000 units are involved in this American Promotional Events shell fireworks 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 2004.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 400,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
These fireworks could have a defective fuse that can fail to ignite the device. Consumers who attempt to re-light the fuse could suffer serious injury. CPSC advises consumers never to re-light any fireworks that do not ignite after the first attempt.
How can I tell if I own this product?
These are T6 Titanium 6 Break Artillery Shell fireworks with model number CP1104. The model number is on the launch tube and packaging. It is a 1.4g consumer fireworks device that consists of a colorful plastic launch tube and six break display shells in a display box. T6 Six Break Artillery Shell and TNT are written on the front of the display box, and Titanium 6 Break is on the back of the display box. Only model number CP1104 artillery shell fireworks are included in this recall.
These items were sold new+ at Fireworks retailers, including display stands and tents in those states permitting the sale of consumer fireworks, from May 2004 through June 2004 for about $40.
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:
Return the entire fireworks device to the store where purchased for a full refund or contact American Promotional Events for further instructions.
American Promotional Events, Inc, at (800)243-1189 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.TNTFireworks.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
There has been one report of a fuse failure from a consumer. No injuries were reported. Subsequent testing by the firm confirms that an unknown number of these shells could have defective ignition fuses.
+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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