On 2016-12-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Menorahs due to a potential Fire & Fire-Related Burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2015 for about $20.
About 3,000 units are involved in this Target candle holder recall. Instance(s) of fires 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 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 100 similar recalls,
involving about 12 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The menorahs can melt when the candles are burning, posing a fire hazard.
Instance(s) of fires have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves clear acrylic Hanukkah menorahs in a pyramid design that are 10.5 inches long, 1.2 inches wide and 2.3 inches high. Model number 240-14-0169 and bar code can be found on a round white label on the side of the menorah.
These items were sold new+ at Target stores nationwide from October 2015 through December 2015 for about $20.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled menorahs and return them to Target for a full refund.
Target at 800-440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT daily, online at www.target.com and click on "School/Stationery/Seasonal" on the product recalls page or the "Product Recalls" tab on Target's Facebook page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received eight reports of the product melting, including three reports of fire. No property damage or injuries have been reported.
+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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