Holiday Tea Light Candle Warmers Recalled by Christmas Tree Shops Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

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.

Recall date: February 01, 2012
Recall number: 12-098
  • Gingerbread house tea light candle warmer

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    Gingerbread house tea light candle warmer

  • Snowmen tea light candle warmer

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    Snowmen tea light candle warmer

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Holiday-themed tea light candle warmers


The candle warmers can catch fire because the warming bowl is positioned too close to the tea light candle, posing fire and burn hazards.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Christmas Tree Shops toll-free at (888) 287-3232 any time, or visit the firm’s

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details


About 5,700


This recall involves holiday-themed tea light candle warmers in the shapes of snowmen and gingerbread houses. A warming bowl with wax fragrance tablets is suspended above the tea light candle. The Snowmen model has SKU/UPC 000016005396 and the Gingerbread house model has SKU/UPC 000016005372 printed on a label on the bottom of the product. The tea light candle warmers are about eight inches tall.


The firm has received one report of the Snowmen candle warmer catching on fire causing a minor burn injury to a consumer’s hand.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tea light candle warmers and return them to any Christmas Tree Shops store to receive a full refund.

Sold exclusively at

Christmas Tree Shops in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest from November 2011 through December 2011 for about $8.


Nantucket Distributing Co. Inc., of Middleboro, Mass.

Manufactured in


  • Gingerbread house tea light candle warmer

  • Snowmen tea light candle warmer