Ronson Brand Tech Torch Auto Start
This recall involves Ronson Brand Tech Torch Auto Start. The recalled torches are red with a black rubber handle, black trigger, and metal nozzle.
The following models are affected:
|Ronson Brand Tech Torch Auto Start||80011C (Canada)||059136800114 (Canada)|
|80011 (US)||037900800119 (US)|
|80012 (US)||037900800089 (US)|
The Ronson Brand Tech Torch Auto Start can continue operating after being turned off, posing a fire hazard.
As of September 04, 2019, the company has received one report of the torch not extinguishing after being turned off and no reports of injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 36 reports, including one report of property damage, and no reported injuries.
Approximately 98,000 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately 660,000 were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from February 2010 to August 2019.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled torch and contact Zippo Manufacturing Company for instructions on how to receive a refund in the form of a gift card.
For more information, consumers can contact Zippo Manufacturing Company by telephone toll free at 1-800-407-0377 Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST, or by email. Consumers may also visit the company’s website.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website (US CPSC to provide link).
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.