Bill’s Fireworks of Sheridan, Mich., is recalling about 11,000 fireworks that are overloaded with pyrotechnics intended to produce an audible effect, violating the federal regulatory standard for this product.
Overloaded fireworks can result in a greater than expected explosion, posing explosion and burn hazards.
No incidents or injuries are reported.
This recall involves 22 different consumer fireworks. The brand name, product name and the item number are printed on the outside wrapping of the firework.
Dog Rules 30 Shot Cake
Bite Me 25 Shot Cake
Buster Sword 100 Shot Cake
Echo Of Freedom 25 Shot Cake
Man’s Best Friend Fireworks Cake
No Fooling Around 130 Shot Cake
Top Notch Fireworks Cake
Dog Don’t Stop Barking Artillery Shell 24 Pack
Wonder of Galaxy 100 Shot Cake
Horror Night Artillery 6 Pack
American Hero 88 Shot Cake
Romantic Aliens 100 Shot Cake
Three's A Charm Artillery Shell 6 Pack
Desperate Attempt 100 Shot Cake
Monkey Business 100 Shot Cake
Monkey Go Ape 100 Shot Cake
Monkey’s Revenge 25 Shot Cake
Outcast 49 Shot Cake
Godzilla Roars 36 Shot Cake
Monkey Planet 100 Shot Cake
1.25 inch Artillery shell 18 Pack
Double Nuts and Triple Ripples Artillery Shell 24 Pack
The fireworks, manufactured in China, were sold exclusively at Patriot Pyrotechnics in Sheridan, Mich., from January 2017, through July 2018, for between $100 and $125.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireworks and return them to Patriot Pyrotechnics/Bill’s Fireworks for a full refund.
Consumers may contact Bill’s Fireworks collect at (616) 527-1337 anytime or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
A Washington, D.C., reporter for more than 30 years, Jim Limbach covers the federal agencies for ConsumerAffairs. Previously, he was a reporter and news anchor for Associated Press Broadcast Services, where he covered business and consumer news as well as space shots and other major spot news events.