December 19, 2003
Release # 04-055
Crate & Barrel Hotline: (800) 323-5461

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: Crate and Barrel "Hanukkah Menorah"

Units: 800

Manufacturer/Importer: Crate and Barrel of Northbrook, Ill.

Hazard: The acrylic base of the Hanukkah menorah can ignite if the candles are allowed to burn completely, creating a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: One incident; no injuries.

Description: The Crate and Barrel "Hanukkah Menorah" has a clear acrylic base with brass candle cups. The menorah accommodates nine standard menorah candles. Its SKU number is 589-055.

Sold at: Crate and Barrel stores nationwide and online at from October 2003 through December 18, 2003 for about $25.

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Do not ignite any candles in this "Hanukkah Menorah." Stop using the menorah immediately and return to the store for a full refund. You may mail the menorah to Crate and Barrel and receive a refund check.

Consumer Contact: Call Crate and Barrel toll-free at (800) 323-5461 anytime, or visit their Web site at

Picture of Recalled Menorah