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    • 8/16/2011
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    • 20110629-0AD81-1189448
    Incident Description: A friend of the husband and wife purchased fuel gel at Wal-Mart (Birdbrain brand) along with the "Firepot" from an internet website. The husband and wife were sitting on the other side of a picnic table talking. The friend who had purchased the fuel pot and ... (More)
    Product: Fuel Oils, Not Specified (965)
    Product Description: Fuel Gel
    Injury Info: Injury, Emergency Department Treatment Received
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: BIRDBRAIN INC
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    • 8/25/2011
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    • 20110715-19C49-1191727
    Incident Description: After placing the nozzle of the container into the lawn mowers gas tank he noticed that gasoline began to leak out onto his hands, the ground and some even splashed into his eyes. At the tip of the nozzle there is a safety cap that has to inserted inside of ... (More)
    Product: Gasoline Cans (981)
    Product Description: 2 Gallon plastic gasoline can
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: MIDWEST CAN COMPANY
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    • 8/26/2011
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    • 20110801-A80FB-2147476642
    Incident Description: Was filling a lawn tractor gas tank from a 5 gallon plastic container equipped with automatic fill tube. When I put the weight of the tank on the fill tube end to actuate the automatic filling the outer part of the tube suddenly came off and entered the ... (More)
    Product: Gasoline Cans (981)
    Product Description: Portable five gallon gasolene container with special fill nozzle, red in color, molded plastic.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: THE PLASTICS GROUP
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    • 10/4/2011
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    • 20110904-3BB22-2147475657
    Incident Description: My wife was seriously burned on July 18th, 2011, when a citrenella fire pot exploded showering flaming gel all over her chest, neck, and arms. A woman had tried to light the firepot, didn't think it had lit, and poured more fuel into it. She could not see the ... (More)
    Product: Fuel Oils, Not Specified (965)
    Product Description: Citrenella firepot fuel gel
    Injury Info: Injury, Hospital Admission
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: BIRDBRAIN INC
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    • 5/24/2012
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    • 20120502-0098E-2147467930
    Incident Description: MagTorch. The 'auto igniter' which is located about 5-6 inches from the flame on this torch gets very hot even after a short time of use. The auto igniter is made of plastic and began melting from the heat of the torch. When I turned the torch off then tried ... (More)
    Product: Fuel-burning Lighting Equipment (4060)
    Product Description: MagTorch Garden Torch. Used for killing weeds, starting fires, or melting ice.
    Injury Info: Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Magna Industries, Inc.
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    • 6/19/2012
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    • 20120520-BA77F-2147467427
    Incident Description: Refilled all four of my "Tiki" brand Island King oil torches (manufactured by Lamplight Farms Inc) after a few months of inactivity due to winter. Before I lit them I noticed fuel pouring out of the bottom on all four of them. Took them apart and found that ... (More)
    Product: Fuel-burning Lighting Equipment (4060)
    Product Description: Tiki brand Island King oil torch by Lamplight Farms Inc
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Lamplight, Inc
    Business Comments:
    (6/8/2012) Lamplight Farms, Inc. verifies that it has reviewed the report; and it verifies that its comment related to the report and that the information contained in the comment is true and accurate to the best of the company’s knowledge, information and belief. ... (More)
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    • 1/29/2013
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    • 20121228-8196D-2147460565
    Incident Description: bernzomatic premium flexible lighter bzltr300r. when refilling with supplied butane refill cartridge, the lighter refill valve stuck open, spraying out all of the butane until it was empty. if there had been an open flame or a cigarette lit anywhere in the ... (More)
    Product: Fuel Multi-purpose Lighters, Incl. Micro-torches (1688)
    Product Description: bernzomatic premium flexible lighter bzltr300r. when refilling with supplied butane refill cartridge, the lighter refill valve stuck open, spraying out all of ... (More)
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Worthington Cylinders
    Business Comments:
    (1/28/2013) It is our goal that every consumer has a satisfactory experience with our utility lighter. On the rare occasion when that does not occur, we evaluate each incident carefully because our consumer’s safety is a top priority. Our product is clearly labeled that ... (More)
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    • 6/26/2013
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    • 20130528-5D6E1-2147455730
    Incident Description: I bought this spout as a replacement for an older gas can. It leaks and drips gas from around the collar, where the black collar joins the green plastic. It does not matter whether or not the spout is depressed to pour, the gas leaks whenever the can is ... (More)
    Product: Gasoline Cans (981)
    Product Description: Replacement spout for gas can. Smart-Fill by Briggs and Stratton, UPC 6053485040
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: THE PLASTICS GROUP
    Business Comments:
    (6/17/2013) EPA emission regulations in effect since January 1, 2009 dictated changes to all Portable Fuel Containers. The EPA requires that the spout automatically closes and stays closed until a user actuates the spout. The Plastics Group Smart Fill portable fuel ... (More)
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    • 2/23/2015
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    • 20150123-54574-2147436160
    Incident Description: I was lighting candles on a cake with a benzomatic stick lighter, when leaking fuel erupted into flame engulfing and burning my hand. The fuel cane from the hand hold section of the stick lighter, where there are two pressure type levers to activate and to ... (More)
    Product: Fuel Multi-purpose Lighters, Incl. Micro-torches (1688)
    Product Description: Benzomatic stick type butane lighter, with blue and grey plastic and a flexible metal hose for the stick part. Lighter has two buttons on top and bottom which ... (More)
    Injury Info: Injury, Seen by Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Worthington Cylinders
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    • 1/23/2017
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    • 20161227-054A7-2147408891
    Incident Description: The Briggs & Stratton gas can spilled gas while properly sealed all over me, my clothes, and my motorcycle and motorcycle's dash, the can did not operate at all, it would not pour at all, this has happened with all three Briggs & Stratton cans I have ... (More)
    Product: Gasoline Cans (981)
    Product Description: Briggs & Stratton gas can
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: THE PLASTICS GROUP
    Business Comments:
    (8/17/2017) EPA emission regulations in effect since January 1, 2009 dictated changes to all Portable Fuel Containers. The EPA requires that the spout automatically closes and stays closed until a user actuates the spout. The Plastics Group Smart Fill portable fuel ... (More)

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