North Central Industries Recalls Fireworks Fountains Due to Burn and Injury Hazard

Dec 02, 2015, 12:00 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/North-Central-Industries-Recalls-Fireworks

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Fireworks Fountains

Hazard: The rear plug of the candle can dislodge while lit, posing burn and fire hazards to the user if the user is holding the device.

Remedy: Refund
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireworks and contact North Central Industries for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: North Central Industries Inc. at 800-800-2264 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email info@greatgrizzly.com, or online at www.greatgrizzly.com and click on Safety for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 2,600

Description: This recall involves all mammoth Great Grizzly brand California Candles. The recalled candles are hand-held fireworks fountains that make crackling noises and display flowering tulips, blue pearls and gold showers. Each candle is approximately 2 inches in diameter and 30 inches long. The candles were sold in packs of three. One candle is labeled with the name "Glow Beam," one has the name "Dazzling Diamonds" and one has the name "Touch of Sparkle." Each candle has the Great Grizzly logo on the label near the beginning of the candle name.

Incidents/Injuries: North Central Industries has received six reports of a candle's rear plug dislodging while the firework was lit, resulting in burn injuries to the person holding the device. No reports of property damage have been received.

Sold at: Albertson's and Kings Circle Assembly, both of Corvallis, Ore.; six locations of Fundz4Kidz, of Eugene and Springfield, Ore.; Uncle Sam's, of Allenton, Wis.;  Boomer's Fireworks, of Muncie, Ind.; Dixie Dragon Fireworks, of Jeffersonville, Ind.; Holiday Packaging, of Marion, Ind.; Krazy Dan's Fireworks, of Gary, Ind.; Parkway Fruit Market, of Louisville, Ky.; Mr. Fireworks of Kokomo, of Kokomo, Ind.; Uncle Sam's Sales, of Hammond, Ind.; and World Cup Inc., of Villa, Ill., from May 2015 through June 2015 for between $15 and $25.

Importer: North Central Industries Inc., of Muncie, Ind.

Manufactured in: China

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