Big Lots Recalls Table Top Torches – 9 Burn Injuries Reported
A release by the Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Big Lots is recalling both models of it Table Top Torches after finding the products can flare up upon being lit, emitting burning lamp oil onto consumers and property.
Description of the Table Top Torches
- The Table Top Torches come in a large and small model.
- Large Table Top Torches (Model #DC12-21111)
- The large model is a steel fuel container covered in multi-colored glass placed in a mosaic pattern.
- The product is about 10 inches in diameter and 5 inches tall.
- The product weighs about 2.5 pounds.
- The model number above can be found on a yellow tag on the bottom of the large table top torch.
- Small Table Top Torches (Model #DC10-20160)
- The small model is a multi-colored glass fuel container with a metal and wire stand.
- The product is about 5 inches in diameter and 5.5 inches tall.
- The product weighs about one pound.
- The model number can be found on a hang tag attached to the product.
- The products were sold at Big Lot retail stores nationwide between March 2013 and June 2013.
- Products were sold for $8-$12.
Incidents and Burn Injuries Related to Recalled Product
- There have been a total of 20 reports of liquid fuel being emitted from the torches with high flames.
- Two involved serious injuries with second and third degree burns.
- There have also been 7 reports of minor burn injuries.
- All 20 incidents resulted in property damage.
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