Pier 1 Imports Recalls Santa Tea Light Holders Due to Fire Hazard
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Ceramic Santa Tea Light Holders
Units: About 61,500 United States and 5,500 in Canada
Importer: Pier 1 Imports (U.S.), Inc., of Fort Worth, Texas
Hazard: The flame from tea lights can ignite these tea light holders, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of the tea light holders burning. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The Ceramic Santa Tea Light Holder is red and white and designed in the image of Santa Claus. The tea light holder measures approximately 7-1/2 inches tall and 3-1/2 inches wide with a red metal hat and an opening in the back to place a tea light candle. SKU number 2417274 is printed on the bottom of the tea light holder.
Sold at: Pier 1 Imports in the U.S. and Canada from September 2009 through December 2009 for about $10.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the Ceramic Santa Tea Light Holder immediately and return it to their nearest Pier 1 Imports retail store for a full refund or merchandise credit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Pier 1 Imports at (800) 245-4595 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. CST Monday through Friday or visit the firms Web site at www.pier1.com
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