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Jake's Fireworks Recalls YoYo Sparklers Due to Burn Hazard

  • Jake's Fireworks Yo Yo Sparklers
Name of Product:
Sparklers
Hazard:

The sparklers burn faster and with a larger flame than normal and can burn down the stick towards users' hands, posing a burn hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
July 09, 2015
Units:

About 651,500

Consumer Contact

Jake's Fireworks at (800) 766-1277 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, at email info@jakesfireworks.com or online at www.jakesfireworks.com and select the Blog on the menu at the top of the page, then click on YoYo Sparkler Alert Recall for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Yo Yo Sparklers. The sparklers are 13 1/2 inches long, metallic gray in color on a wire stick. They were sold in multicolored packages containing four individual sparklers. The front of the packages had a logo with the U.S. flag and the words World Class Fireworks at the top, the words YOYO Sparklers and two pictures of sparklers burning at the bottom.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sparklers, take them away from young children and contact Jake's Fireworks to receive a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

Jake's has received 12 reports of incidents of the sparklers burning rapidly down the stick towards users' hands resulting in second degree and third degree burns to consumers hands.

Sold At:
Small fireworks stands and pop-up stores nationwide from April 2015 to July 2015 for about $3 per package.
Distributor(s):
Jake’s Fireworks Inc., of Pittsburgh, Kan.
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
15-180
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