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Safety Alert

Crownplace Brands Recalls Kerosene Lamp Burners Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

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 consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Lamp burners

Hazard: The burner's threads can disengage, allowing the burner to disconnect from the base, posing burn and fire hazards to the user.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: Crownplace Brands at 800-457-5267 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, via email at info@aladdinlamps.com or online at www.aladdinlamps.com for more information.

Units: About 500

Description: This recall involves Crownplace Brands' Aladdin MaxBrite kerosene lamp burners. The solid brass lamp burners measure about four inches tall and three inches in diameter. The burner thread is about 3/8 inches long (about 9mm). "Aladdin MAXBrite500" is printed on the burner knob. The patent number is 3551086. "Aladdin" and the patent number are printed on the barrel of the burner.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of thread failure, resulting in a first degree burn.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamp burners and contact Crownplace Brands for a free replacement.

Sold at: Hardware and antique stores nationwide and online at www.amazon.com from July 2015 through July 2016 for between $100 and $400. The lamp burners were sold separately and as part of a lamp assembly.

Distributor: Crownplace Brands Ltd, of Dalton, Ohio

Manufactured in: China