April 8, 2003TNT Fireworks Has Recalled Party Poppers
Sold at Wal-Mart
- Promotional Events Inc. doing business as TNT, has recalled
about 4,000 Party Poppers. The Party Popper is a rocket-shaped device that
shoots into the air when the string is pulled. The cone-shaped top can pop
off rapidly, and can hit and injure both children and adults.
CPSC and TNT have not received any reports of incidents involving the Party
Poppers. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of
The recalled Party Poppers are packaged in units of four. The Party Poppers
were sold in clear cellophane wrappers with blue, yellow and red cardboard
headers. The Party Poppers and the packaging are labeled "TNT BIG FUN PARTY
POPPER." The Party Poppers are shaped like rockets with 3 1/2-inch wooden
Wal-Mart stores sold these Party Poppers nationwide from January 2003
through March 2003 for about $2.
Consumer should stop using these Party Poppers immediately and return them
to the store where purchased for a refund. For more information, consumers
can contact TNT toll-free at (800) 243-1189 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET
Monday through Friday.