Speedway SuperAmerica LLC Announces Recall of “Speedway” Cigarette Lighters
Name of Product: “Speedway” Cigarette Lighters
Units: About 500,000
Retailer: Speedway SuperAmerica LLC, of Enon, Ohio
Hazard: The flame can flare up or the lighter can catch fire when ignited, posing risks of unexpected fires and burn injuries.
Description: The recalled lighters have the “Speedway” logo on the front, “Acculite” embossed on only one side of the silver metal windscreen, and the warning information on the back in black type only (no red type).
Sold at: Speedway SuperAmerica and Rich convenience stores from July 2005 through October 5, 2005 for about $1 each.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using these lighters immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a refund.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact a Speedway representative at (800) 643-1948 between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. EST Monday through Friday, or go to the firm’s Web site at http://www.speedway.com/CustomerService/CustomerServiceNews.asp