CM BQ-4 Multi-flex BBQ Lighters recalled due to potential fire and burn hazard

Starting date:
June 3, 2021
Posting date:
June 3, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Burn Hazard, Fire Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Last updated:


  • Product: CM BQ-4 Multi-flex BBQ Lighters.
  • Issue: The lighters can pose burn and fire hazards.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the lighters and return to the place of purchase for a refund.

Affected products

CM BQ-4 Multi-Flex BBQ Lighters

Product description

This recall involves CM BQ-4 Multi-flex BBQ lighters. The lighters are marked with brand name "CHATEAU" and UPC 7 74471 03858 8. They have a flexible tube extending from the body of the lighter and are available in yellow, green, blue and pink.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these lighters do not meet the Lighters Regulations in Canada and may pose a fire or burn hazard. Specifically the lighters:

  • may exceed the allowable flame height during ignition;
  • may exhibit an abnormal, sudden increase in flame height;
  • may continue to burn after the trigger mechanism has been released;
  • may not have a child resistant mechanism

As of May 25th, 2021 the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injury.

Number sold

The company reported that 9,464 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from April 4th, 2019 to May 25th, 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China


Château Manis Électroniques Inc. (C.M.E.I.)
1495, 55th Avenue H9P 2W3

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the lighters and return to the place of purchase for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Château Manis Électroniques Inc. (C.M.E.I.) by phone at 514-697-7706 or by email (

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.