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Red-Match disposable lighters

Description: Bultina Disposable Lighters Recalled By Paulshin International NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 1988 Release # 88-94 Bultina Disposable Lighters Recalled By Paulshin International WASHINGTON - Paulshin International, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois is voluntarily recalling approximately 400,000 disposable lighters in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The lighter may flare-up unexpectedly or may fail to extinguish when the control level is released. The models involved are 700LT and 701LT and were imported since 1987. Laboratory testing found that some of the lighters may have been mis-assembled during manufacturing. There has been one reported serious burn injury associated with this product. These disposable 3-1/2 inches in length with transparent plastic bodies which are either red, green, clear, or yellow/orange in color. The silver colored metal windguards are labeled "Bultina" and Korea". The lighters were sold either loose or blister packed under the name Red-Match. Consumers are urged to immediately stop using the lighters and return them to the place of purchase for a refund. Consumers may call Paulshin at 312-262-6300 for additional information about the recall. [Source]

Red-Match disposable lighters Recall Information

Country of OriginKorea
Recall Date11/10/1988
Recall ID4786
Recall Number88094
Product TypeLighters
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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