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Safety Alert

Fireworks Recalled By American Promotional Events Due to Burn and Injury 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: TNT Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks

Hazard: The fireworks can explode unexpectedly after being lit, posing burn and injury hazards to consumers.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: American Promotional Events at 800-243-1189 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday; email at info@tntfireworks.com or online at www.tntfireworks.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom right-hand corner of the page.

Units: About 36,100

Description: This recall involves TNT Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks. The recalled fireworks are pyrotechnic devices that make smoke when lit. They were sold in a bag containing three canisters: one red, one blue and one white. Each colored smoke firework is a cardboard cylinder tube that measures about 1 inch in diameter and 5 inches long. The TNT logo, "Red, White & Blue Smoke" and UPC number 027736036561 appear on the packaging.

Incidents/Injuries: American Promotional Events has received three incident reports, resulting in three people suffering burn injuries. No property damage has been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireworks and contact America Promotional Events for a full refund.

Sold At: Albertsons, Kroger, Meijer, Target, Wal-Mart and other retailers in Illinois, Ohio, Vermont and Wisconsin from May 2017 through June 2017 about $5.

Manufactured In: China