13131 Imports Recalls Red Apple Fireworks Brand “American Glory” and “Merica AF” Fireworks Due to Explosion and Burn Hazards; Violation of Federal Firework Safety Standards
The recalled shell fireworks can explode prematurely, posing explosion and burn hazards to consumers and bystanders.
This recall involves two different Red Apple Fireworks reloadable tube artillery shell fireworks. The American Glory firework contains 24 shells and was sold in red, white and blue packaging featuring a cartoon depiction of an eagle. The ’Merica AF firework contains six shells and was sold in red, white and blue packaging featuring a cartoon representation of the Statue of Liberty, a hotdog, a popsicle, or an eagle.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireworks and contact 13131 Imports for a full refund. Information on how to properly dispose of the products, or how to return them to the Red Apple Fireworks store where purchased, or to Red Apple if purchased online is at www.bbinc.co/voluntary-product-safety-recalls.
The firm has received 72 reports of fireworks prematurely exploding. No injuries have been reported.
13131 Imports LLC, of Las Vegas, Nevada
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