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Safety Alert

Michaels Recalls Halloween Candle Holders Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

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: 3-Tier Haunted Townhouse candle holders

Hazard: The candle holder can ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Michaels at 800-642-4235 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.michaels.com and click on "Product Recalls" at the bottom of the page for more information.

Units: About 10,000 (In addition, about 830 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall involves Michaels private brand Ashland® 3-tier haunted townhouse candle holders. The candle holders were sold in black, measure about 20 inches tall by 7 inches wide by 5 inches deep and have two columns of three vertically stacked candle holders. Only 3-tier haunted townhouse candle holders with SKU number 513180 and UPC code 886946019340 printed on a hangtag are included in the recall.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of tea light candles igniting the candle holder. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumer should immediately stop using the recalled candle holders and return them to any Michaels store for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at: Michaels stores nationwide from July 2017 through November 2017 for about $30.

Distributor: Michaels Stores Procurement Co. Inc. (MSPCI), a subsidiary of The Michaels Companies Inc., of Irving, Texas

Manufactured In: China