This recall involves the Home Flexible Multi-Purpose utility gas lighters with a 5” flexible wand. These lighters are refillable and the flame is adjustable. The recall concerns model #BBQ- 2600CR-ETC with UPC 822733191127 as well as item # 6311-056 on the package and 63311-056 on the lighter. The product can also be identified by “Home” on the package and on the barrel of the lighter.
Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that these lighters do not meet the Lighters Regulations in Canada and may pose a fire or burn hazard. Specifically the lighters:
- may exceed the allowable flame height during ignition;
- may exhibit an abnormal, sudden increase in flame height; and
- may continue to burn after the trigger mechanism has been released.
As of June 20, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.