Glue Guns Recalled
Roebuck and Co. of Estates, Ill., is recalling 13,000 Crafsman glue
guns. These glue guns can overheat, presenting fire and burn hazards
to customers says the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC).
there have been no injuries reported, the U.S. Consumer Product
Safety Commission and Sears are conducting the recall to prevent the
possibility of injuries.
The recalled glue guns
were sold in Sears Craftsman Instant-On Bonder Kits and included
glue sticks, a silicone mat and a black plastic case. The glue gun
is black with a red trigger and bears the Craftsman logo on the
side. The other side has a label that reads in part, "Craftsman
Glue Gun 526.804420" and "Caution: Nozzle and Glue Can
Sears, Orchard Supply
and QVC sold the glue guns nationwide from Oct. 2000 through March
2001 for about $20.
Consumers should stop
using the glue guns immediately and return them to the place of
purchase or their nearest Sears store for a full refund.
For more information,
consumers can call Sears toll free at (866) 222-0016 between 8 a.m.
and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.