May 8, 2003Amen Wardy Home Has Recalled
Multi-purpose Lighters Shaped Like Matchsticks
- Amen Wardy Home has recalled
Multi-purpose Lighters Shaped Like Matchsticks.
Name of product: Multi-purpose lighters shaped like matchsticks
Distributor: Amen Wardy Home, of Las Vegas, Nev.
Hazard: The lighters lack child-resistant mechanisms that meet federal
safety standards. Young children could operate these lighters, which poses a
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The lighters are refillable, gas-fueled lighters shaped like a
wooden match. The lighters have a brushed, silver-colored metal finish with
a black plastic slide lever that is moved to ignite the lighter. The end of
the lighter is painted red to resemble the head of a match. The lighters
were available in both 7-inch- and 14-inch-long sizes. The lighters were
sold in a clear plastic sleeve and do not have any labeling on either the
lighter or package.
Sold at: The Amen Wardy Home store in Caesar's Palace, at Las Vegas, Nev.,
and the firm's Web site sold these lighters from July 2002 through January
2003 for between $10 and $20.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Contact Amen Wardy Home for instructions on how to obtain a refund
for these lighters. Dispose of the lighters in a manner that is in
compliance with all state and local requirements. The lighter should not be
incinerated or punctured.
Consumer Contact: For more information, call Amen Wardy Home toll-free at
(877) 349-5330 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Consumers also can write to: Amen Wardy Home, ATTN: Lisa Toy, 4230 S.
Decatur Blvd., Suite A, Las Vegas, NV 89103.