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YMCA Trading “Gas Match” “Ready, Aim Fire” Multi-Purpose Lighters

Description: YMCA Trading Recalls Lighters Due to Potential Burn Hazard to Children NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 23, 2008 Release #09-021 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 950-9622 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 YMCA Trading Recalls Lighters Due to Potential Burn Hazard to Children 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: “Gas Match” and “Ready, Aim…Fire” Multi-Purpose Lighters Units: About 24,000 Importer: YMCA Trading Inc., of Maspeth, N.Y. Hazard: The multi-purpose lighters fail to meet federal safety standards because they might not contain a child-resistant mechanism, posing a potential fire and burn hazard to young children. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recalled “Gas Match” lighters have either a multi-colored red/white, blue/white or green/white plastic body, and a silver-colored metal nozzle. Each lighter measures 10½-inches long. The recalled “Ready, Aim…Fire” lighters have either a solid black, blue, red or green plastic body, and a silver-colored metal nozzle. Each lighter measures 9-inches long. Sold at: Retail stores in New York State from August 2008 through October 2008 for about $1. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lighters and contact YMCA Trading to arrange for return of the lighter for a refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact YMCA Trading toll-free at (866) 950-9622 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or e-mail the firm at tradingymca@hotmail.com [Source]

YMCA Trading “Gas Match” “Ready, Aim Fire” Multi-Purpose Lighters Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date10/23/2008
Recall ID4986
Recall Number09021
Product TypeLighters
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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