Ill. AG Calls For Ban On 'Napalm'-Like Fuel Gel

Law360, New York (August 10, 2011, 5:34 PM EDT) -- The Illinois attorney general on Wednesday called for a nationwide ban on the sale of fuel gel products, used in decorative candles called firepots, which have caused a number of serious burns and forced one manufacturer into bankruptcy this year.

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, who likened the gel to napalm, asked the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue a nationwide recall of fuel gel products already on the market and immediately ban their further sale.

The commission told Law360 it was still investigating the products....
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