Far East Imports Recalls Fireworks Due to Eye Injury Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 19, 2007
Release #07-217

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 766-1277
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Far East Imports Recalls Fireworks Due to Eye Injury Hazard

 

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: 300 Shot Saturn Missiles Battery Fireworks

Units: About 13,600

Distributor: Far East Imports, of Pittsburg, Kan.

Hazard: These fireworks devices can travel in an unexpected and dangerous direction, which could pose eye and other injury hazards to bystanders.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled fireworks are a 200 gram multi shot device that consists of 300 individual missiles with a single fuse for ignition. The device measures 2 1/2" by 23 7/8" by 3 1/4" and its packaging has a red and yellow label and the words "Saturn Missiles-Battery-300 Shots Finale" printed on it.

Sold by: Boomer Distributors nationwide from April 2006 through July 2006 for $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using this fireworks and contact Far East Imports for a replacement product.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Far East Imports at (800) 766-1277 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the company's Web site at www.fareastimporting.com

Picture of Recalled 300 Shot Saturn Missiles Battery Fireworks