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LAL PREMIUM BUTANE FUEL NET WT 2.03 OZ. LIGHTER UNIVERSAL REFILL NOZZLE
Fuel, Lighters and Fireworks
Fuel Storage
Propane, Lp or Butane Gas Tanks or Fittings (131)
LA LIGHTER CO    
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
853195001013
 
Unknown 
Sky High Smoke Shop
Florida
9/10/2015
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 and later in the day he began to have chest pains. The next day (9/11/15) the consumer states his chest pains were worse and he had difficulty moving and breathing. The consumer believes his chest pains are from exposure to the butane fuel.

The consumer plans to visit a physician.

On 9/14/15 the consumer contacted the vendor and expressed his safety concerns with the product. The consumer spoke with [REDACTED], the owner of the store. The consumer states [REDACTED] became upset and told the consumer that there is nothing wrong with the product. The consumer then contacted the Poison Control (800-222-1222) and was advised to go to the hospital.

The consumer states he has been purchasing butane gas for years but this is the first time he purchased this particular product. The consumer believes this product poses a health hazard and should be recalled.

The consumer used about 1/4 of the product.

Did I See A Doctor, because of the reported exposure:

On 9/14/2015 after submitting the Butane exposure incident report to CPSC, I went directly to the Miami VA Hospital's emergency room in Miami, Florida, arriving at around 1:30 PM. I was triaged and at 6:40 PM that day, admitted as an inpatient to the hospital. While in the hospital, I was subjected to a battery of tests including cardio (also stress test), pulmonary and other tests to eliminate them as being the cause of the chest pains I experienced from the Butane exposure I reported. All tests were normal or within normal and excepted ranges for my age and other factors.

The final analysis was, after nearly two days of around the clock testing and monitoring, that the cause of my chest pains, was likely as I initially reported, Butane Fuel. I was released from the hospital on 9/16/2015 at around 5 PM.
9/10/2015
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Injury→Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
Self
Male
62 years
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
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