Ronson Brand Tech Torch Recalled by Zippo Due to Fire Hazard



This recall involves the Ronson Tech Torch Auto Start. The torch is a red utility lighter with a black rubber handle, black trigger and metal nozzle. It is packaged with a Ronson butane fuel can. Ronson is printed on top of the torch and Tech Torch is printed on the base of the product.
Product:
Ronson Tech Torch Auto StartAbout 660,000 (in addition, approximately 98,000 were distributed in Canada)
Inconjunction:
URL : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/71171r-eng.php
Retailer:
Wal-Mart, Ace Hardware and other stores nationwide and online at Zippo.com and Amazon.com from February 2010 through July 2019 for between $30 and $40.
Recall Date:    Oct 8, 2019
Injury:
Zippo has identified 36 reports in the United States of the Ronson Tech Torch continuing to operate after being turned off, including one report of minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Mfg Country:
Taiwan
Importer:
Zippo Manufacturing Company, of Bradford, Pa.
Recall ID:    8681
Last Published:    Oct 8, 2019
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    20007
Emert Status:    Announced