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Safety Alert

Votive Candle Holders Sold at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Recalled Due to Fire Hazard; Made by Mercuries Asia

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: BBQ Ant Votive Candle Holders

Hazard: The decorative ant's arms, used to hold up the votive cup, can break. If this happens, a lit candle can tip over or fall out, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Mercuries Asia at (800) 828-9316 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.ma-recall.com.

Units: About 7,900

Description: This recall involves candle holders designed to resemble a large ant. The black metal candle holders are 6.5 inches tall and were sold as either a male or female. The male ant has a polka dot bow tie and the female has a white pearl necklace. Both ants hold up a clear glass votive cup. The words "Backyard BBQ" and "Glass Votive Holder" are printed on the front of the packaging. SKU number 426154 can be found on the underside of the packaging.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled votive candle holders and return them to any Cracker Barrel Old Country Store location or mail to Mercuries Asia USA, Ltd., 1501 Gary Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 for a full refund, including shipping.

Sold exclusively at: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store locations nationwide from May 2013 through June 2013 for about $6

Importer: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store ® of Lebanon, Tenn.

Manufacturer: Mercuries Asia Ltd., of Taipei, Taiwan

Manufactured in: China