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RECALL ALERT: Fireworks sold in Wisconsin can unexpectedly explode

American Promotional Events has announced the recall of Red White & Blue Smoke Fireworks.

The Blue Ammo Smoke effect could rapidly dispel from the bottom of the tube in an explosive manner posing a burn hazard.

The fireworks were sold from May 2017 through June 2017.

They were sold in a bag containing three canisters: one red, one blue and one white. Each colored smoke firework is a cardboard cylinder tube that measures about 1 inch in diameter and 5 inches long. The TNT logo, “Red, White & Blue Smoke” and UPC number 027736036561 appear on the packaging.

The fireworks under recall were sold in Wisconsin as well as Ohio, Illinois, and Vermont.

They were sold at Albertsons, Kroger, Meijer, Target, Walmart, and other retailers.

American Promotional Events has received three incident reports, resulting in three people suffering burn injuries. No property damage has been reported.

If you purchased these fireworks, you're asked to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For more information, call 800-243-1189 or click here


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