July 17, 2003
Release # 03-161
Company Phone Number: (800) 440-0680
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908


WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. 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: Oil Lamp Boxed Sets

Units: 4,000

Manufacturer: DesignPac, of Northlake, Ill.

Hazard: The bottles of paraffin oil in these sets do not have the child-resistant closures required by federal law.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The boxed sets contain a clear vase with pink or purple floral designs, and a 16-ounce bottle of paraffin oil. The packaging is labeled "Handpainted Oil Lamp Set" and "Floral Garden." Item number 054 11 0229 is printed on the packaging.

Sold at: Target stores nationwide from February 2003 through March 2003 for about $10.

Remedy: Return the oil lamp sets to any Target store for a refund.

Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers should contact Target toll-free at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's web site at

Picture of Recalled Lamp Oil