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Meijer Recalls Glass Candleholders for Fire and Laceration Hazards

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Recall Date:
July 26, 2006

Recall Details

July 26, 2006
Alert #06-568

 

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: Clear Glass Candleholders

Units: About 6,500

Distributor: Meijer, of Grand Rapids, Mich.

Hazard: The glue connecting the candleholder could fail causing the candleholder to fall apart. This poses a fire and laceration hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The clear glass candleholders are vase-shaped and measure about 11-inches tall. "At Home with Meijer" is printed on a label on the bottom of the candleholders.

Sold exclusively at: Meijer stores in the Midwest from September 2004 through November 2005 for about $8.

Manufactured In: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled candleholders immediately and return them to any Meijer store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Meijer toll-free at (866) 280-8419 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company's Web site at www.Meijer.com

 

Picture of Recalled Candleholder

Picture of Label on Recalled Candleholder

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