(ABC4) – Over one million hot glue guns have been recalled due to fire and burn hazards, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced on Thursday.
The Crafter’s Square Glue Gun, which was recalled by Dollar Tree, can malfunction when plugged in.
The plastic glue gun is black with an orange trigger and tip. The glue guns have a silver UL-listed label located above the handle with “GLUE GUN” and “XY-15302” printed on the label.
Dollar Tree has received several reports of electrical malfunctions when using the glue guns, some of the reports included fire and one report was in regard to 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 2022 through February 2022 for about $1.
The CPSC said consumers should immediately unplug and stop the Crafter’s Square Glue Gun and return it to any Dollar Tree or Family Dollar store for a full refund.
Official say online purchasers will be contacted directly with further instructions.
About 1,025,000 hot glue guns have been recalled.