December 9, 2003
Release # 04-048
Home Interiors Hotline: (800) 262-0040


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: Mica Tree Candleholders

Units: 800

Manufacturer/Retailer: Cape Craftsman, Wilmington, N.C. and Coldwater Creek, Sandpoint, Idaho

Hazard: Flames from the tealight candle can ignite the candleholder, posing a fire and burn hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: The company received one report of the rectangle-shaped candleholder igniting after a consumer lit the tealight candle. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled copper and mica candleholders were sold in rectangular and square shapes. The 8.5-inch tall, square-shaped candleholder has a cut-out of an evergreen tree on each side. The 10-inch tall, rectangular-shaped candleholder has cut-outs of an evergreen tree, a star and moon on each side.

Sold at: Coldwater Creek stores nationwide from October 2003 through November 2003 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should contact the company to receive information on returning the product for a full refund, including postage. The company also will provide consumers a $20 gift card upon return of the merchandise.

Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers should contact Customer Service toll-free at (800) 262-0040 between 6 a.m. and 3 a.m. ET or visit the firm's Web site at

Picture of Recalled Candleholder