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Safety Alert

Target Reannounces Recall of Menorahs 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: Menorahs

Hazard: The menorahs can melt when the candles are burning, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: 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.

Units: About 2,600 (previously recalled in May 2016)

Description: 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.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received eight reports of the product melting, including three reports of fire. No property damage or injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled menorahs and return them to Target for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide from October 2015 through December 2015 for about $20.

Importers: Target Corp., of Minneapolis

Manufactured in: China