Consumer product recall

Kaytel Media Group Inc. recalls King brand disposable lighters

Starting date:
November 17, 2014
Posting date:
November 17, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

King brand disposable lighters

Product description

This recall involves King brand disposable lighters imported and distributed by Kaytel Media Group Inc.  The lighters were sold in various colours and are identified by model number A3K. The recalled lighters were sold with novelty adult lighter holders in the shape of a nude male or female torso.

Hazard identified

These lighters do not meet the performance testing requirements outlined in the Lighters Regulations.

These products can pose the following problems:

  • the lighters may exceed the allowable flame heights during ignition,
  • the lighters may continue to burn after the trigger mechanism has been released.

Neither Kaytel Media Group Inc. nor Health Canada has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these lighters.

Number sold

Approximately 144 recalled lighters were sold Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled lighters were sold from November 2013 to November 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Thailand.



Kaytel Media Group Inc.




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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lighters and dispose of them following municipal waste guidelines.

For more information, consumers may contact Kaytel Media Group Inc. by telephone at 1-800-465-5822.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.