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2021.06.25 Recall: Snap Bangers

The following notice has been issued by the Office for Product Safety and Standards.

Snap Bangers

Snap bangers

Alert numbers
2012-0010
2103-0168
2011-0143
2011-0144
2011-0146

Product type
Pyrotechnic articles - Fireworks

Product identifiers
Item No: FKS01 (T8900)
Barcode: 0 634041776763
Batch No: S19-1

Product description
Small cylindrical tubes of red paper with clay plugs at each end of the tube. Packed in sawdust.

Country of origin
China

Counterfeit
No

Risk level
High

Risk type
Burns

Risk description
The product does not meet the physical description of a throwdown or the construction criteria required by the relevant standard. The product poses a high risk of burns should the discharge of the throwdown touch the skin if the product is mishandled, modified or misused. The product also poses a risk of damage of hearing as the product exceeds safe noise emission limit of 120dB. The product does not meet the requirements of the Pyrotechnic Articles (Safety) Regulations 2015.

Corrective measures
Withdrawal of the product from the market.

Online marketplace
N/A

Notifier
Office for Product Safety and Standards

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