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    • 9/6/2011
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    • 20110628-CB23F-1189257
    Incident Description: The respondent is a fire investigator and is reporting an incident that was brought to his attention by a consumer who owned the product in this report. The respondent does not physically own the product and has not seen it, but in light of the recent recall ... (More)
    Product: Fuel Oils, Not Specified (965)
    Product Description: Fire Pot Fuel
    Injury Info: Injury, Hospital Admission
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: BIRDBRAIN INC
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    • 5/29/2013
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    • 20130410-F3A1E-1319887
    Incident Description: The caller stated that her spouse had stored gas in the container and while it was placed in the sun he noticed that the container had a bulge, he tried to depressed the air, however, the gas blew out. The incident occurred because there was no ventilation ... (More)
    Product: Gasoline Cans (981)
    Product Description: Plastic Gas Container Smartfill red can
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: THE PLASTICS GROUP
    Business Comments:
    (5/7/2013) 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 regulations do not allow for a vent that can ... (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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    • 10/28/2015
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    • 20150914-39830-1516389
    Incident Description: The consumer purchased butane fuel refill containers which are used to refill butane lighters. The consumer purchased 2 containers of the butane fuel and the consumer has filed a similar report. On 9/10/15 the consumer used the product to refill his lighter ... (More)
    Product: Propane, Lp or Butane Gas Tanks or Fittings (131)
    Product Description: LAL PREMIUM BUTANE FUEL NET WT 2.03 OZ. LIGHTER UNIVERSAL REFILL NOZZLE
    Injury Info: Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LA LIGHTER CO
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    • 1/12/2016
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    • 20151118-BF5E8-1531553
    Incident Description: The consumer stated that her son was watching TV and the cigarette lighter was laying on his bed. Her son heard a popping sound from the lighter. The consumer stated that the lighter exploded soon after the popping sound. The top part of the lighter blew off ... (More)
    Product: Cigarette or Pipe Lighters (1604)
    Product Description: Cigarette Lighter
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: GREENBRIER INTERNATIONAL
    • REPORT
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    • 7/19/2016
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    • 20160601-69B0A-1573891
    Incident Description: The new gasoline storage cans for home-owner use now have check valves to prevent the gasoline from pouring out until the spout is pressed inward on the gas tank (such as on a lawn mower). This new safety feature is supposed to prevent the accidental spilling ... (More)
    Product: Gasoline Cans (981)
    Product Description: 2.5 gallon plastic gas can
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: THE PLASTICS GROUP
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    • 10/24/2017
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    • 20170608-7996B-1669617
    Incident Description: Caller is reporting that the gas container is extremely dangerous because the contents get pressurized and then disperses onto the user. He stated that he took up the container to pour it out, the pressure caused the fuel to flow with extreme force towards ... (More)
    Product: Gasoline Cans (981)
    Product Description: Gas container
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Scepter USA
    Business Comments:
    (6/4/2018) We are disappointed to hear of your frustration with the Scepter USA gas can with the safety spout. Effective January 1, 2009, the EPA implemented regulatory changes regarding hydrocarbon emissions from portable gasoline containers. The Scepter USA gas cans ... (More)
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    • 6/12/2018
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    • 20180519-A9E35-2147387862
    Incident Description: I am an attorney representing various injured users of the products in USA and Canada. The fuel cylinders have design defects at the neck (topmost area). They fail and explode, causing severe burn injuries and horrific deaths. In discovery the defendant ... (More)
    Product: Propane, Lp or Butane Gas Tanks or Fittings (131)
    Product Description: fuel cylinders containing propane, propylene, and MAPP fuel, and related torch attachments that contain safety features - both suffer design defects
    Injury Info: Injury, Seen by Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Worthington Cylinders
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    • 7/31/2018
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    • 20180530-8873A-1765016
    Incident Description: This consumer is reporting a clear plastic disposable lighter she believes may have been purchased at a hardware store in Pittsburgh, PA. The lighter was in caller’s 2015 [REDACTED], kept in a storage area with a little door above her rear view mirror and ... (More)
    Product: Lighters, Not Specified (1687)
    Product Description: ACE clear plastic disposable lighter
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: ACE HARDWARE CORPORATION
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    • 5/19/2015
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    • 20150420-F75CF-2147433586
    Incident Description: This is additional information regarding incident report #20150419-8B303-2147433615. Subsequent to filing the report, I went to use one of the gasoline cans and, as I pulled the spout from the can, the spout stopper came loose and fell inside the can. I am ... (More)
    Product: Gasoline Cans (981)
    Product Description: Gasoline can
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
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    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: THE PLASTICS GROUP
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