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Speedway Acculite Cigarette Lighters

Description: Speedway SuperAmerica LLC Recall of "Speedway" Cigarette Lighters NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 30, 2006 Release #06-125 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 643-1948 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 CPSC, Speedway SuperAmerica LLC Announce Recall of "Speedway" Cigarette Lighters WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: "Speedway" Cigarette Lighters Units: About 500,000 Importer: Golden Star Group, of Walnut, Calif. Retailer: Speedway SuperAmerica LLC, of Enon, Ohio Hazard: The flame can flare up or the lighter can catch fire when ignited, posing risks of unexpected fires and burn injuries. Incidents/Injuries: Speedway SuperAmerica LLC has received six reports of incidents involving flare-ups on these lighters. Burn injuries to the head, hair, face and hand have been reported. Description: The recalled lighters have the "Speedway" logo on the front, "Acculite" embossed on only one side of the silver metal windscreen, and the warning information on the back in black type only (no red type). Sold at: Speedway SuperAmerica and Rich convenience stores from July 2005 through October 5, 2005 for about $1 each. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should stop using these lighters immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a refund. Consumer Contact: For more information, contact a Speedway representative at (800) 643-1948 between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. EST Monday through Friday, or go to the firm's Web site at www.speedway.com Media Contact: Linda Casey, (419) 421-3262; or Angelia Graves, (419) 421-2703. [Source]

Speedway Acculite Cigarette Lighters Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date03/30/2006
Recall ID3238
Recall Number06125
Product TypeLighters
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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