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Four Charmglow Bug Killers Recalled For Fire Hazard

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Name of Product:
Charmglow electric bug killers
Hazard:

Four models of Charmglow electric bug killers which may present a fire hazard to consumers are being recalled by the importer,

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
March 22, 1989
Units:
8,000
Consumer Contact

Consumers should discontinue using the bug killer and call Allied Tube and Conduit Corporation toll-free at 1-800-558-5502 for instructions on returning the unit for a refund of the purchase price; Illinois residents should call 1-800-654-5810.

Recall Details

Description:

Manufactured in Taiwan, the recalled bug killers are models 071512 (15 watt), 073425 (25 watt), 074001 (40 watt), and 078012 (80 watt). The model numbers are printed on the label affixed to the top of the unit.

Recall number:
89-025
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