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Safety Alert

Farm Glass & Metal Spiral Tea Light Holder Recalled by Christmas Tree Shops Due to Fire Hazard

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Farm Glass & Metal Spiral Tea Light Holder

Units: About 6,200

Importer: Nantucket Distributing Co., Inc. of Middleboro, Mass.

Retailer: Christmas Tree Shops of Union, N.J.

Hazard: Due to the design of the product, the tea lights can burn with a high flame, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: 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.

Description: 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.

Sold at: Christmas Tree Shops in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest from July 2011 through March 2012 for about $5.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled spiral tea light holder and return it to any Christmas Tree Shops store to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Christmas Tree Shops toll-free at (888) 287-3232 any time, or visit the firm's website www.christmastreeshops.com


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us astrongout your experience with the product on www.saferproducts.gov

Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.