Consumer product recall

X-Lite Multi-Purpose Lighter recalled due to potential fire and burn hazard

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Summary

Product
X-Lite Multi-Purpose Lighter
Issue
Consumer products - Burn hazard
Consumer products - Fire hazard
What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact X-Lite Corporation for a refund.

Affected products

This recall involves X-Lite Multi-Purpose Lighter, bearing the UPC 8 77318 00180 3 and Lot Number 22C packaged within a set of eight. The X-Lite Multi-Purpose Lighter is a non-refillable utility lighter, 285 mm in length. These lighters have a metal black barrel with a coloured handle. Handles may be red, green, blue, purple or orange in colour. These lighters feature an adjustable flame height, fuel level window, and safety switch.
X-Lite and production lot are embossed on the handle.

Issue

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that these lighters do not meet the Lighters Regulations in Canada and may pose a fire or burn hazard. Specifically the lighters:

  • May exceed the allowable flame height during ignition;
  • May exhibit an abnormal, sudden increase in flame height; and
  • May continue to burn after the trigger mechanism has been released.

As of September 11, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled and contact X-Lite Corporation for a refund.

For more information, consumers can contact X-Lite Corporation by telephone at 905-604-1491, by email at info@xlitecorporation.ca or visit the company website.

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 28,500 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from April 27, 2023 to June 30, 2023.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Household items
Companies

Distributor

X-Lite Corporation,
2-730 Cochrane Dr.,
Markham, ON
L3R 8E1

Importer

X-Lite Corporation

Manufacturer

Ningbo Xinhai Electronic Manufacturer Co,

No 8 Yongqing South Road Chongshou Town,

Cixi Zhejiang,

China

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-74316