Recall Round-Up: July 3, 2019

Recall Round Up Fireworks

Recall Round-Up: July 3, 2019

Welcome to our fireworks edition of Recall Round-Up. This week we cover several fireworks recalls announced by the CPSC just in time for the 4th of July holiday. It’s important to note that many of these items were sold in specific states, but could be found in your local area as many consumers make purchases and then travel to other states for the holiday.

  • Grandma’s Fireworks (Indiana)

    18 different types of fireworks manufactured by Grandma’s Fireworks are included in the recall due to a violation of Federal standards. In essence, these items are overloaded with pyrotechnics and increase the risk of unexpected explosions and burn injuries. About 25,000 units were sold in Indiana. The following branded items are included in the recall: Rise in the East, Safe cracker, Angry Eld, Mamba, Crazy King, and more. For a complete list, please visit the CPSC website for this recall announcement. Consumers should not use the product and return them to Grandma’s Fireworks for a refund.

  • GS Fireworks (Michigan)

    GS Fireworks announced a recall of over 25 different branded fireworks due to a violation of Federal standards. These items are overloaded with pyrotechnics and pose a burn hazard for users. All items were sold in Michigan. For a complete list, visit the CPSC website for this recall announcement. GS Fireworks asks consumers to not use the purchased products and return them to GS Fireworks for a full refund. No injuries have been reported.

  • Bill’s Fireworks/Patriot Pyrotechnics (Michigan)

    Bill’s Fireworks/Patriot Pyrotechnics recalled 11,000 units of fireworks due to a violation of Federal standards. 22 different branded items were discovered to be overloaded with pyrotechnics and did not meet Federal standards. These items were sold exclusively at Patriot Pyrotechnics in Michigan. For a complete list of the 22 items, visit the CPSC website for this recall. Consumers should not use the recalled products and return them to Patriot Pyrotechnics for a full refund.

  • Keystone Fireworks (Pennsylvania)

    Keystone announced a recall of over 1600 until of the G-Force Artillery Shell Fireworks due to a violation of Federal standards. The fireworks are overloaded with pyrotechnics designed to produce a strong audible effect, but poses a great risk of explosion and burn injuries.  These items were sold at Keystone Fireworks locations in Pennsylvania. Consumers should not use the product and return to Keystone Fireworks for a full refund.

 

The CPSC also reminds consumers to practice safety this 4th of July Season! 2018 saw an estimated 9,100 fireworks-related injuries. They have provided a handy poster available for download here to remind you of importance of staying safe this holiday!

 

 

 

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