Note: Phone Number Change.


Home Interiors Hotline: (972) 695-1000 

December 4, 2003


Release # 04-046

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: Snow Play Candleholder

Units: 14,338

Manufacturer/Importer: Home Interiors & Gifts, Inc. of Carrollton, Texas

Hazard: Flames from the votive candle can set fire to the rope linking three "sledding" snowmen.

Incidents/Injuries: Two reports of the rope on the candleholder catching fire. No property damage and no injuries.

Description: The recalled candleholder is about 6 inches high and is packaged in a box with "Home Interiors" written on the top of the box. Each candleholder has three snowmen linked by a small rope, "sledding" down a hill around the votive candleholder. The snowmen are painted red, blue, and green.

Sold at: Home Interiors' direct sales associates exclusively sold the recalled candleholders from July 2003 through October 2003 for $14.99.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Stop using the candleholder immediately and return the candleholder to Home Interiors & Gifts, 2901 Trade Center, Suite 100, Carrollton, TX 75007, Attn: Snow Play Recall. Consumers should clearly mark the outside of the box with their name, return address, and total number of candleholders being returned, to receive a $20 gift certificate from Home Interiors for the full purchase price and shipping expense.

Consumer Contact: Consumers may call Home Interiors on (972) 695-1000 between 9 am and 5 pm (CT) Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site: www.homeinteriors.comPicture of Recalled Candleholder