Safety Alert Number 1001319


Zippo Recalls Candle Lighters Due to Burn Hazard
Release # 10-124
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 320-7490
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
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 products. Consumers should stop using recalled products
immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: Zippo Slatkin & Co. Candle Lighters
Units: About 17,500
Importer: Zippo Manufacturing Company, of Bradford, Pa. Hazard: Lighters can produce an excessive flame when adjusted to maximum flame setting, posing a burn hazard to
consumers. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: This recall involves the Zippo Slatkin & Co. candle lighters with date codes G09 or H09. The lighters are
finished in high-polish chrome or white with a chrome nozzle. The lighter uses refillable butane fuel and measures 6.5
inches long and 1 inch wide. The date code is embossed on the black adjuster knob located on the end of the lighter
(opposite to the nozzle). "Slatkin & Co. " and "Zippo" are printed on the packaging. "Zippo" is also embossed on the
product. Sold at: Bath & Body Works and White Barn Candle stores nationwide and online in November 2009 for about $10. Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using this product and contact Zippo for information on returning the black
adjuster knob and receiving a free replacement Zippo candle lighter. Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Zippo at (800) 320-7490 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at: www.Zippominimplrecall.com
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10124.html