April 3, 2008
Release #08-240

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 925-6278

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: Holiday Times Candleholders

Units: About 61,000

Importer: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

Hazard: The candle holders could tip over, posing a fire hazard. Also, the glass holder could break, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves three Holiday Times candle holders shaped as a Santa Claus, a snowman, and a goblet. The goblet is made of glass. A tea light candle sits inside the holders. "Holiday Times" is printed on the product hang tag.

Sold exclusively at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide from September 2007 through February 2008 for between $13 and $17.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to Wal-Mart for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Wal-Mart at (800) 925-6278 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the company's Web site at


Picture of Recalled Holiday Times CandleholderPicture of Recalled Holiday Times Snow Man CandleholderPicture of Recalled Holiday Times Santa Claus Candleholder