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Spirit Halloween Recalls Pumpkin and Skull Tiki Torches

Starting date:
October 20, 2016
Posting date:
October 20, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Chemical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-60622

Affected products

Spirit Halloween Pumpkin Tiki Torch SKU 01154160 Spirit Halloween Skull Tiki Torch SKU 01154178

Product description

This recall involves Halloween skull and pumpkin themed tiki torches consisting of a fuel canister and wick installed in a bamboo supporting stake with a removable plastic skull or pumpkin outer covering.

Hazard identified

The fuel canister supplied with these torches does not comply with the Canadian labeling and packaging requirements. The canisters intended to contain the fuel do not display the required warning information and are not supplied with the required child resistant closures.

Neither Spirit Halloween nor Health Canada has received reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Number sold

An unknown number of the recalled products were sold at Spirit Halloween stores and on-line across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from August 2015 to October 2016 and were potentially also sold during previous Halloween seasons.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Spencer Gifts, LLC
Egg Harbour Township
New Jersey
UNITED STATES
Retailer
Spirit Halloween stores across Canada and online at
SpiritHalloween.com

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and ensure the supplied canisters are not stored containing fuel. The product should be kept out of the reach of children. Consumers should either dispose of the product or return it to Spirit Halloween for a refund.

For additional information, consumers may contact Spirit Halloween at toll-free at 1-866-586-0155 between 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, EST, Monday to Friday or via the firm's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.