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Multipurpose Lighters Recalled

Date:
October 23, 2008
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
YMCA Trading
The Danger:
The multipurpose lighters fail to meet federal safety standards because they might not contain a child-resistant mechanism, posing a potential fire and burn hazard to young children.
Description:
This recall involves about 24,000 lighters.
  • The "Gas Match" lighters have either a multicolored red/white, blue/white, or green/white plastic body, and a silver-colored metal nozzle. Each lighter measures 10 1/2 inches long.
  • The "Ready, Aim...Fire" lighters have either a solid black, blue, red, or green plastic body, and a silver-colored metal nozzle. Each lighter measures 9 inches long.
Sold At:
Retail stores in New York State from August 2008 through October 2008 for about $1.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the recalled lighters and contact YMCA Trading to arrange for return of the lighter for a refund. For additional information, contact YMCA Trading toll-free at (866) 950-9622 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or e-mail tradingymca@hotmail.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09021.html