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July 17, 2003
Release # 03-162
Company Phone Number: (800) 706-7063
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

CPSC, De Bon Sales Announce Recall of Cigarette Lighters

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: Novelty Cigarette Lighters

Units: 8,000

Manufacturer: De Bon Sales Inc., of Houston, Texas

Hazard: The novelty lighters are not equipped with child-resistant mechanisms. They pose fire and burn hazards to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: There are two styles of lighters included in this recall. The first is a chrome and silver lighter, in the shape of a rearing horse. It is about 2.3 inches long and is labeled "DE-L-36." The second lighter is silver-colored, in the shape of a bird head holding a snake. It is about 2.5 inches long and is labeled "DE-L-23."

Sold at: Dollar stores in Texas from November 2002 through December 2002 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Return the lighters to the store where purchased for a refund.

Consumer Contact: Call De Bon Sales Inc. collect at (713) 541-2100 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.

Media Contact: Albert Kim at (713) 541-2100.

Picture of Recalled Cigarette Lighter    Picture of Recalled Cigarette Lighter

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