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Micro-Mark Rekrow Butane Micro Torch Lighters

Description: Micro-Mark Recalls Butane Micro Torch Lighters Recall Alert U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 January 31, 2002 Alert #02-519 CPSC, Micro-Mark Announce Recall of Butane Micro Torch Lighters PRODUCT: Micro Torch - Micro-Mark of Berkeley Heights, N. J., is voluntarily recalling about 260 Rekrow Butane Micro Torch Lighters. The recalled lighters are black with a chrome finished flame guard and a red gas control lever on the top. They are about six inches high and 1 3/8" in diameter and "TAIWAN" is imprinted on the chrome metal bottom. A half-inch metal screw facing back serves as an ignition button. The lighters were sold nationwide from December 2000 to May 2001. PROBLEM: The lighters do not have a child-resistant mechanism as required by federal law. Young children could ignite the lighters, presenting fire and burn hazards. INCIDENTS/INJURIES:None reported. WHAT TO DO:Consumers should stop using these lighters immediately and call the firm to get a full refund. For more information, contact Micro-Mark toll free at (888) 263-7076 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. [Source]

Micro-Mark Rekrow Butane Micro Torch Lighters Recall Information

Country of OriginTaiwan
Recall Date01/31/2002
Recall ID2242
Recall Number02519
Product TypeLighters
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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