Recall: Winco Fireworks Cone Fountain Fireworks
On 2016-07-01, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Winco Fireworks Cone Fountain Fireworks due to a potential fire and burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2016 for about $9.
About 10,000 units are involved in this (s)Winco Fireworks International of Lone Jack 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 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 500,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 697-2217
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What is the problem?
When ignited, the device can burst and spread sparks and pyrotechnic materials outward instead of upward as intended, posing fire and burn hazards to bystanders.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Black Cat Glitter fountain cones sold in packages of three. The cones have model number BC269 printed on the bottom of the packaging. The cone-shaped fireworks devices are approximately 6-inches tall and have the Black Cat logo on the packaging. The words "Crackling Glitter," "Colorful Glitter" or "Gold Glitter" is printed in black type on the front of the cone.
These items were sold new+ at Fireworks retailers nationwide from March 2016 through June 2016 for about $9.
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 return the recalled fountains to the retailer where purchased for a refund or exchange.
Winco Fireworks toll-free (888) 697-2217 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.blackcatfireworks.com and click on "Community" then "Product Recall" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received three reports of the devices spraying outward. No injuries have been reported.
+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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