Fireworks recalled over unexpected explosion hazard

(KTAB/KRBC) - American Promotional Events is recalling over 36,000 units of TNT brand Red, White, and Blue Smoke fireworks because they have the potential to unexpectedly explode after ignition. 

The products are designed just to make smoke, but American Promotional Events has received three reports of users getting burned due to the products catching fire or exploding. 

All affected products bear TNT logo, “Red, White & Blue Smoke” and UPC number 027736036561 on the packaging. They were sold at Albertsons, Kroger, Meijer, Target, Wal-Mart and other retailers from May through June of 2017. 

Anyone who purchased fireworks affected by this recall is asked to contact American Promotional Events by phone at (800)243-1189, by email at or online at


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