June 27, 2017 — With one week to go before the 4th of July, a recall has been issued for TNT Red, White & Blue smoke fireworks after three people were injured when the fireworks exploded.
The recall involves 36,100 defective fireworks that were sold for $5 at Albertsons, Kroger, Meijer, Target, Wal-Mart and other stores in Illinois, Ohio, Vermont and Wisconsin between May and June 2017.
The fireworks were made in China and sold in the U.S. by American Promotional Events. The company has received 3 incident reports resulting in burn injuries, but no reports of property damage.
The recalled fireworks can be identified by the TNT logo, “Red, White & Blue Smoke,” and UPC number 027736036561. They came in a bag with three canisters that emit red, white, or blue smoke when lit.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireworks. The manufacturer is offering a full refund. For more information, visit www.tntfireworks.com or call American Promotional Events at 800-243-1189 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. C.T. M-F.
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