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May 8, 2003
Release # 03-122
Company Phone Number: (877) 349-5330
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

CPSC, Amen Wardy Home Announce Recall of Multi-purpose Lighters Shaped Like Matchsticks

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Multi-purpose lighters shaped like matchsticks

Units: 2,400

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 fire hazard.

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 Consumers also can write to: Amen Wardy Home, ATTN: Lisa Toy, 4230 S. Decatur Blvd., Suite A, Las Vegas, NV 89103.

Picture of Recalled Lighters

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