The recall was initiated after USSTC received eight complaints from customers from Indiana, Texas, North Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Ohio that cans of the tobacco included visible, sharp fragments of metal.
None of the complaints included reports of injuries, Altria says in a statement.
The affected products were manufactured at USSTC’s Franklin Park, IL, facility and shipped to retailers nationally.
USSTC urged wholesalers and retailers to remove the affected products from their inventories. Customers who have purchased the affected products should not open or use them, Altria says, noting that the cans can be returned for a full refund by calling 1-866-201-9136.
Affected products include: