Safety Alert Number 0712113

Lenox Recalls Covered Warmer Dishes Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Release #08-145

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 635-3669
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Covered Warmer Dishes with Rack

Units: About 43,000

Importer/Distributor: Lenox Group Inc. , of Bristol, Pa.

Hazard: Flames from the tea candle can extend up the sides of the dish. In addition, a label on the bottom of the dish causes excessive smoke when exposed to the flame. This poses fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received eight reports of flames extending up the sides of the dish and smoking. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves covered ceramic warmer dishes with a rack and tea light candle. A label with "Lenox" and the SKU number is on the bottom of the warming dish. The following warmer dishes are included in this recall.

Pattern Name | SKU Number
Holiday | 782673
Winter Greetings | 782697
Holiday Gatherings | 782670
Orchard & Bloom | 783368
Butler's Pantry | 783357
Butterfly Meadow | 783362

Sold at: Lenox and department stores nationwide from October 2007 through December 2007 for about $30.

Manufactured in: China (rack and tea light), Indonesia (ceramic dish)

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled warming dish with rack and tea light and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Lenox at (800) 635-3669 Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, or visit the firm's Web site at www.lenox.com/recall

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08145.html