Tiki torches sold at BJ's recalled after reports of burn injuries

Trending 2 weeks ago

BJ's recalls tiki torches owed to pain hazard

BJ's recalls tiki torches owed to pain hazard 00:26

MARLBORO - About 90,000 tiki torches sold astatine BJ's Wholesale Club are being recalled because they tin break unfastened aliases autumn while lit.

A notice posted Thursday by nan Consumer Product Safety Commission says nan callback affects 72-inch Berkley Jensen Citronella Tiki Torches that were made successful India. The torch tops are copper-plated, nickel-plated, achromatic aliases grey pinch a fiberglass wick.

Burn injuries reported pinch recalled tiki torches

So far, location person been 9 reports of nan tiki torch tops breaking aliases falling off, and successful 2 instances group suffered pain injuries. 

BJ's says anyone who has nan recalled torches should "immediately stop" utilizing them.

— US Consumer Product Safety Commission (@USCPSC) March 28, 2024

Recalled tiki torches sold astatine each BJ's stores

BJ's says nan torches were sold exclusively astatine each of its locations nationwide and online astatine BJs.com betwixt Jan. 2015 and Nov. 2023 for astir $13. There are BJ's stores successful 17 states, including Massachusetts, Florida, Michigan, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. 

Anyone who bought a recalled torch tin get their money back.

"Consumers should destruct and dispose of aliases return nan tiki torches (with nan substance reservoir empty) to BJ's Wholesale Club to person a refund," nan CPSC says.

  • Product Recall

Neal Riley

Neal J. Riley is simply a integer shaper for CBS Boston. He has been pinch WBZ-TV since 2014. His activity has appeared successful The Boston Globe and The San Francisco Chronicle. Neal is simply a postgraduate of Boston University.