|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 21, 2007
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 635-3669
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. 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: Covered Warmer Dishes with Rack
Units: About 43,000
Importer/Distributor: Lenox Group Inc., of Bristol, Pa.
Hazard: Flames from the tea candle can extend up the sides of the dish. In addition, a label on the bottom of the dish causes excessive smoke when exposed to the flame. This poses fire and burn hazards to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received eight reports of flames extending up the sides of the dish and smoking. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves covered ceramic warmer dishes with a rack and tea light candle. A label with "Lenox" and the SKU number is on the bottom of the warming dish. The following warmer dishes are included in this recall.
|Pattern Name||SKU Number|
|Orchard & Bloom||783368|
Sold at: Lenox and department stores nationwide from October 2007 through December 2007 for about $30.
Manufactured in: China (rack and tea light), Indonesia (ceramic dish)
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled warming dish with rack and tea light and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Lenox at (800) 635-3669 Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, or visit the firm's Web site at www.lenox.com/recall
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