Lenox Recalls Covered Warmer Dishes Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 21, 2007
Release #08-145

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 635-3669
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Lenox Recalls Covered Warmer Dishes Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

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: Covered Warmer Dishes with Rack

Units: About 43,000

Importer/Distributor: Lenox Group Inc., of Bristol, Pa.

Hazard: Flames from the tea candle can extend up the sides of the dish. In addition, a label on the bottom of the dish causes excessive smoke when exposed to the flame. This poses fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received eight reports of flames extending up the sides of the dish and smoking. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves covered ceramic warmer dishes with a rack and tea light candle. A label with “Lenox” and the SKU number is on the bottom of the warming dish. The following warmer dishes are included in this recall.

Pattern NameSKU Number
Holiday 782673
Winter Greetings 782697
Holiday Gatherings 782670
Orchard & Bloom 783368
Butler’s Pantry 783357
Butterfly Meadow 783362

Sold at: Lenox and department stores nationwide from October 2007 through December 2007 for about $30.

Manufactured in: China (rack and tea light), Indonesia (ceramic dish)

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled warming dish with rack and tea light and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Lenox at (800) 635-3669 Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.lenox.com/recall

 

Picture of Recalled Covered Warmer Dishes