Fireworks Over America Recalls Space Monkey Multi-effect Fireworks Due to Burn, Fire, Impact Hazards

06 Nov, 2015, 13:36 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Fireworks-Over-America-Recalls-Space-Monkey-Multi-effect-Fireworks

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Space Monkey

Hazard: The lit firework can tip over and fire shells at bystanders posing burn, fire and impact hazards to consumers.

Remedy: Refund
Consumers should not ignite the recalled fireworks and contact Fireworks Over America for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Fireworks Over America at 800-345-3957 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT or online at www.fireworksoveramerica.com and click on Important Safety Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 36,500

Description: This recall involves all Fireworks Over America Space Monkey multi-effect fireworks sold both individually and by the case. The firework has 20-tubes individually wrapped in red paper. The tubes are bundled together to form a "cake" that measures 7 inches tall by 5 1/2 inches wide by 5 1/2 inches deep. The cake has a black wrapper. The front panel and two side panels of the wrapper have a picture of a chimpanzee wearing a space suit and the words "Space Monkey," "Warning," "Shoots Flaming Balls" and "Carefully read other cautions on the back panel." The back panel of the wrapper has the words "Warning" and "Shoots Flaming Balls" and a list of additional warnings. Recalled fireworks have product code FOA 2936 printed on the back panel in the lower right hand corner. Cases of the recalled fireworks have factory number 36F285-252-14 printed on the front of the case near the product name.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold at: Retail fireworks stores and retail stands from November 2014 to August 2015 for about $15 each.

Importer: Fireworks Over America, of Springfield, Mo.

Manufactured in: China

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