Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

Target Recalls 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 fire hazard.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Target at 800-440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, online at www.target.com, click Help section at bottom of homepage, then click Product Recalls or click on Recall tab on the Target's Facebook page for more information.

Units: About 2,600

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.

Importer: Target Corp., of Minneapolis

Manufactured in: China