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More than a million glue guns sold at Dollar Tree recalled due to fire hazard

by: Kiah ArmstrongNexstar Multimedia Cable

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(ABC4) – More than one million hot glue guns have been recalled due to fire and burn hazards, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced Thursday.

Glue guns, which were recalled by Dollar Tree, may malfunction when plugged in.

Dollar Tree has received several reports of electrical malfunctions while using the products, some of the reports included fires. One report indicated resultant skin irritation.

The hot glue guns were sold nationwide at Dollar Tree from August 2020 through February 2022 and at Family Dollar stores nationwide from January through February 2022 for approximately $1.

The CPSC said consumers should immediately unplug and shut down the Crafter’s Square glue gun and return it to any Dollar Tree or Family Dollar store for a full refund.

Officials say online shoppers will be contacted directly with further instructions.

Approximately 1,025,000 hot glue guns have been recalled.


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