Jo-Ann bamboo torches

Código SIAR: 20398
Categoría: Patio y Jardín
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2004/CPSC-Jo-Ann-Stores-Inc-Announce-Recall-of-Bamboo-Torches
Fecha de Publicación: 15 jul, 2004
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Jo-Ann Stores
Descripción del Defecto: Jo-Ann Stores Inc. Recall of Bamboo Torches Recall Alert U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 July 15, 2004 Alert #04-564 CPSC, Jo-Ann Stores Inc. Announce Recall of Bamboo Torches The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Bamboo Torch Units: About 36,000 Manufacturer: Jo-Ann Stores Inc., of Hudson, Ohio. Hazard: The plastic oil canister can melt when the torch is in use posing a fire hazard. Incidents/Injuries: Jo-Ann Stores Inc. has received seven reports of problems with the Bamboo Torches involving the canister melting while the torch was lit and in use. One minor burn injury was reported that did not require medical treatment. Description: The bamboo torch is made of bamboo and stands about five feet tall. The oil canister is housed at the top and the bottom has a spiked tip to stick into the ground. The oil canister is removable and has a black metal top with a hole for the wick to stick out. Instructions and warnings for the use of the product are written on the outside of the oil canister. Sold at: Jo-Ann Stores nationwide from February 2004 through April 2004 for about $10. Manufactured In: Hong Kong Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled torch immediately and return it to a Jo-Ann Store location to receive a refund. Consumer Contact: Call Jo-Ann Stores at (877) 527-2677 Ext. 8454 between 8:30 a.m. and 5p.m. ET Monday through Friday.