Recall: Holiday-themed Tea Light Candle Warmers
On 2012-02-01, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Holiday-themed Tea Light Candle Warmers due to a potential fire and burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2011 for about $8.
About 6,000 units are involved in this Nantucket Distributing tea light candle warmer 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 2nd recall of products in the Candles, Holders, Firepots & Oil Lamps category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 100 similar recalls,
involving about 12 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 287-3232
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What is the problem?
The candle warmers can catch fire because the warming bowl is positioned too close to the tea light candle, posing fire and burn hazards.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves holiday-themed tea light candle warmers in the shapes of snowmen and gingerbread houses. A warming bowl with wax fragrance tablets is suspended above the tea light candle. The Snowmen model has SKU/UPC 000016005396 and the Gingerbread house model has SKU/UPC 000016005372 printed on a label on the bottom of the product. The tea light candle warmers are about eight inches tall.
These items were sold new+ at Christmas Tree Shops in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest from November 2011 through December 2011 for about $8.
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 tea light candle warmers and return them 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
The firm has received one report of the Snowmen candle warmer catching on fire causing a minor burn injury 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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