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Big Lots Recalls Tabletop Torches Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Posted at 6:13 PM, Aug 12, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-12 18:14:50-04

Picture – Big Torch Label  LARGECOLUMBUS,Ohio. — This recall involves large and small round tabletop torches that have a wick and burn liquid citronella fuel. The large torches have a steel fuel container covered in multi-colored glass in a mosaic pattern.  The large torch measures about 10 inches in diameter, 5 inches high, and weighs about 2 ½ pounds. The small torches have multi-colored glass fuel container with a metal and wire stand. They measure about 5 inches in diameter, 5½ inches high and weigh about one pound.  “Table Top Torch distributed by Big Lots, Inc.” and item #DC12-21111 (large torch) or Item #DC10-20160 (small torch) is printed on a yellow label on the bottom of the large torch and on a hang tag on the small torch.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled torches and return them to any Big Lots store for a full refund.

The Tableyop Tourches were sold at Big Lots stores nationwide from March 2013 through June 2013 for between $8 and $20.