FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 876-8077
July 5, 2011
Release # 11-270
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: Glass Votive Candle Holders
Units: About 117,000
Retailer: Dollar Tree Stores Inc., of Chesapeake, Va.
Importer: Greenbrier International Inc., of Chesapeake, Va.
Hazard: The glass votive candle holders can shatter while in use, posing a fire and laceration hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of the glass votive candle holder shattering. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves frosted or clear glass votive candle holders with French vanilla scented candles. The votive candle holders are 2 1/2 inches tall. Model number 976127 and date code 1010 are printed on the bottom of the glass votive candle holder.
Sold at: Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Deal$ and Dollar Tree Deal$ stores nationwide from December 2010 through April 2011 for about $1.
Manufactured in: India
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the candle holders and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Dollar Tree Stores Inc. at (800) 876-8077 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.dollartree.com
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