Safety Alert Number 1001313


Pier 1 Imports Recalls Santa Tea Light Holders
Due to Fire Hazard
Release # 10-111
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 245-4595
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the
firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled
products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: Ceramic Santa Tea Light Holders
Units: About 61,500 United States and 5,500 in Canada
Importer: Pier 1 Imports (U.S. ), Inc. , of Fort Worth, Texas
Hazard: The flame from tea lights can ignite these tea light holders, posing a fire hazard. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of the tea light holders burning. No injuries have been reported. Description: The Ceramic Santa Tea Light Holder is red and white and designed in the image of Santa Claus. The tea
light holder measures approximately 7-1/2 inches tall and 3-1/2 inches wide with a red metal hat and an opening in the
back to place a tea light candle. SKU number 2417274 is printed on the bottom of the tea light holder. Sold at: Pier 1 Imports in the U.S. and Canada from September 2009 through December 2009 for about $10. Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the Ceramic Santa Tea Light Holder immediately and return it to their nearest Pier
1 Imports retail store for a full refund or merchandise credit. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Pier 1 Imports at (800) 245-4595 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. CST
Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.pier1.com
Note: Health Canada's press release can be seen at: http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=943
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10111.html