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Camel Metal Match cigarette lighters

Description: September 22, 1994 Release # 94-138 Washington, D.C. - CPSC is working with R.J. Reynolds of Winston- Salem, N.C., which recalled yesterday about two million "Camel Metal Match" cigarette lighters that were distributed as part of a cigarette promotion. Use of the lighter may result in burn injuries. To date, R.J. Reynolds has received 17 reports from across the country that adults have been burned while using the lighters.R. J. Reynolds began distribution of the lighters, which were supplied by CVA Inc., in August. The lighter, which resembles a small pack of Camel cigarettes, was included for free with two packs of Camel cigarettes in a blue box labelled "Camel Metal Match. Free with 2-Pack Purchase." Consumers should stop using the lighter immediately, dispose of it, or return any and all of their free lighters to R.J. Reynolds for one $5 incentive refund check. To receive information about the recall, instructions for returning the lighters, and to order a postage paid mailer, call R.J. Reynolds at 1-800-887-4579 between 7 a.m. and midnight EST, Monday through Friday, or write Camel Metal Match Returns, P.O. Box 7, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27102 [Source]

Camel Metal Match cigarette lighters Recall Information

Recall Date09/22/1994
Recall ID5580
Recall Number94138
Product TypeLighters
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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