Tiki Beachcomber Bamboo Torches and Replacement Fuel Canisters; Tiki Seagrass, Sandpiper Bamboo Torches and Replacement Fuel Canisters

Código SIAR: 20032
Categoría: Patio y Jardín
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2005/CPSC-Lamplight-Farms-Inc-Announce-Recall-of-Tiki-Bamboo-Torches-and-Replacement-Fuel-Canisters
Fecha de Publicación: 23 ago, 2005
País de Origen del Producto: China
Número de Lote / Código de Barras: 076354995262; 086861010457; 086861013335; 086861010372
Fabricante: Lamplight Farms; Tiki; Wal-Mart; Home Depot; Lowe's
Descripción del Defecto: Lamplight Farms Inc. Recall of Tiki Bamboo Torches and Replacement Fuel Canisters NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Originally issued August 23, 2005, Revised April 3, 2007 Release #05-249 Firm's Contact Number: (800) 645-5267 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Note: Toll-Free Phone Number Change. CPSC, Lamplight Farms Inc. Announce Recall of Tiki® Bamboo Torches and Replacement Fuel Canisters WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Tiki® Bamboo Torches and Replacement Fuel Canisters Units: About 963,000 torches and about 18,000 replacement canisters Manufacturer: Lamplight Farms Inc., of Menomonee Falls, Wis. Hazard: The surface coating of some flame guards on these bamboo torches and replacement canisters can absorb the fuel and ignite. This can cause the torch and nearby combustibles to catch on fire, posing a risk of burn injuries and property damage. Incidents/Injuries: Lamplight Farms has received 33 reports of torches catching on fire. There were six reports of minor injuries and nine reports of minor property damage. Description: These 5-foot-tall Tiki® bamboo torches consist of a bamboo pole with a weaved basket at the top and a metal flame guard, which is a circular black piece that holds the wick in place and attaches to the fuel canister. The recall includes the Tiki® Beachcomber, Seagrass and Sandpiper model torches. The recall also involves replacement canisters that have the metal flame guards. Recalled units have the following UPC numbers: 086861010372 (Beachcomber), 086861013335 (Seagrass), 086861010457 (Sandpiper) and 076354995262 (Replacement Canister). The UPC number and the model name are written on the packaging or attached tag. Sold at: Wal-Mart, The Home Depot, Lowe's and other home and hardware stores nationwide from December 2004 through July 2005 for between $5 and $6. The replacement canisters were sold for about $1.40. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these torches and contact Lamplight Farms to determine if they are included in the recall. If so, they will receive free replacement flame guards. Consumer Contact: Call Lamplight Farms toll-free at (800) 645-5267 anytime, or visit their Web site at www.lamplightfarms.com