Crafters Square Hot Melt Glue Guns has recalled 253,000 glue guns because they can short circuit, posing a fire, burn and shock hazard to consumers. There have been seven incidents so far with two injuries. The glue guns were sold at Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Dollar Express, Greenbacks, Only One $1 and Deal$ stores nationwide from February 2007 through August 2007. The glue gun is black with a yellow trigger and has a 44-inch electrical cord attached. “Crafters Square” and product number 818261-72 or 818261-75 are located on the packaging. Consumers should stop using the glue gun immediately and return it to the store for a full refund.
Credit: Glue gun recall from the CPSC