Fireworks recalled ahead of Fourth of July

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 3:00 PM EDT

Potentially hazardous fireworks have been recalled just days ahead of the Fourth of July.

The recall involves TNT Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks. The fireworks can explode unexpectedly after being lit, posing burn and injury hazards.

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

The fireworks were sold at Albertsons, Kroger, Meijer, Target, Walmart and other retailers in Illinois, Ohio, Vermont and Wisconsin from May 2017 through June 2017. 

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. 

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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.

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

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.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC's Hotline at 800-638-2772 or teletypewriter at 301-595-7054 for the hearing impaired.

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