Recall: Farm Glass & Metal Spiral Tea Light Holder
On 2012-05-01, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Farm Glass & Metal Spiral Tea Light Holder due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2011 for about $5.
About 6,000 units are involved in this Nantucket Distributing tealight holder recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Candles, Holders, Firepots & Oil Lamps category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 80 similar recalls,
involving about 11 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 287-3232
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What is the problem?
Due to the design of the product, the tea lights can burn with a high flame, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves a decorative spiral tea light holder made from a painted glass with a red, orange, and green floral design. The glass has a metal insert for holding tea lights. The metal insert is spiral shaped with places for three tea lights. The metal insert is placed within the glass container. SKU/UPC number 000015931955 is found on a label on the bottom of the glass.
These items were sold new+ at Christmas Tree Shops in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest from July 2011 through March 2012 for about $5.
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 stop using the recalled spiral tea light holder and return it to any Christmas Tree Shops store to receive a full refund.
For additional information, contact Christmas Tree Shops toll-free at (888)287-3232 any time, or visit the firm's website www.christmastreeshops.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Christmas Tree Shops has received one report of a tea light burning with a high flame that resulted in a burn to a consumer's hand.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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