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Consumer Product Safety Commission 

Popular 4th of July Fireworks Recalled Due to Burn Injuries


Here's a heads up for you or any friends and family who have already purchased fireworks for the 4th of July. A popular brand of fireworks are being recalled after causing at least three accidents.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, fireworks company American Promotional Events is recalling its 'TNT Red, White, & Blue Smoke Fireworks." According to the recall announcement, the "fireworks can explode unexpectedly after being lit, posing burn and injury hazards to consumers."

So far, the company has received three incident reports involving three people suffering burn injuries.

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The products were sold at Albertsons, Kroger, Meijer, Target, Wal-Mart and other retailers in Illinois, Ohio, Vermont and Wisconsin between May 2017 through June 2017.

The package contains three smaller fireworks: one red, one white, one blue. The recalled products have a UPC number of 027736036561. If you have a bag, don't use the fireworks. Instead, call American Promotional Events at 1-800-243-1189 or contact them at [email protected] to receive a full refund.

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