Recall: Backyard BBQ Ant Votive Candle Holders
On 2013-09-25, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Backyard BBQ Ant Votive Candle Holders due to a potential fire and burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2013 for about $6.
About 8,000 units are involved in this Cracker Barrel Old Country Store votive candle holder recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Candles, Holders, Firepots & Oil Lamps category in 2013.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 100 similar recalls,
involving about 12 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 828-9316
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What is the problem?
The decorative ant's arms, used to hold up the votive cup, can break. If this happens, a lit candle can tip over or fall out, posing fire and burn hazards.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves candle holders designed to resemble a large ant. The black metal candle holders are 6.5 inches tall and were sold as either a male or female. The male ant has a polka dot bow tie and the female has a white pearl necklace. Both ants hold up a clear glass votive cup. The words "Backyard BBQ" and "Glass Votive Holder" are printed on the front of the packaging. SKU number 426154 can be found on the underside of the packaging.
These items were sold new+ at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store locations nationwide from May 2013 through June 2013 for about $6
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled votive candle holders and return them to any Cracker Barrel Old Country Store location or mail to Mercuries Asia USA, Ltd., 1501 Gary Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 for a full refund, including shipping.
Mercuries Asia at (800) 828-9316 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.ma-recall.com.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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