CPSC, Firms Announce Recall of Stuffed Toys and Candle Holders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  
December 13, 2000 CPSC CONTACT: Kim Dulic
Release # 01-053 (301) 504-7058
 

CPSC, Firms Announce Recall of Stuffed Toys and Candle Holders

This press release consists of two recalls. Please choose the appropriate recall below.

- Stuffed Toys Recalled by Pier 1 Imports

Pier 1 Imports, of Fort Worth, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 600 stuffed snowmen and 1,300 stuffed reindeer toys. The toys have small parts, which could come loose, posing a possible choking hazard to young children.

- Candle Holders Recalled by ATICO International USA

ATICO International USA Inc., of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., is recalling about 530 candleholders. The plastic marshmallow can ignite when it is used with a burning candle, presenting a fire and burn hazard.