March 3, 2009
Seventh Avenue Recalls Tealight Candleholders Due to Fire Hazard
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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: Tealight Candleholders
Units: About 430
Importer: Berkeley Designs, of Hawthorne, Calif.
Hazard: The faceted resin accents on the sides of the candleholder can ignite, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Seventh Avenue has received one report of the candleholder igniting resulting in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves a wire formed tealight candleholder with ball feet. The sides have small and large round resin accents in amber and red. The holder holds up to five tealight candles (included). The model number is 609073 located on the original packaging.
Sold at: Seventh Avenue’s spring 2008 catalogs and online at www.seventhavenue.com from February 2008 through October 2008 for about $10.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the candleholder and return it to Seventh Avenue for a full refund or store credit, and a $10 coupon. All known users have been contacted.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Seventh Avenue at (800) 991-4442 between 8 a.m. and 12 a.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.seventhavenue.com
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