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Demdaco Recalls Carruth Candleholder Collection Tea Light Candles Due to Fire Hazard

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Name of Product:
Tea Lights in Carruth Candleholder Collection Sets
Hazard:

The tea light can burn with an excessive flame height, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
January 11, 2012
Units:
About 5,480
Consumer Contact

For additional information, consumers should contact Demdaco toll-free at (888) 336-3226 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.demdaco.com

Recall Details

Description:

The recalled tea lights were sold as part of the Carruth Candleholder Collection sets. The Carruth candleholder sets are resin votive candle holders with a glass insert that holds a tea light. The stock number is printed on a label on the bottom of the candleholders. The tea lights are white. The following eight models and stock numbers are included in this recall: Butterfly, 17708; Smile, 17709; Sun, 17710; Roots of Love, 17711; Sunflower, 17712; Hummingbird, 17713; Bunny, 17714; Friendship, 17715.

Photo Model Name Stock Number
Recalled Butterfly Tea Light; Click For Larger Image Butterfly 17708
Recalled Smile Tea Light; Click For Larger Image Smile 17709
Recalled Sun Tea Light; Click For Larger Image Sun 17710
Recalled Roots of Love Tea Light; Click For Larger Image Roots of Love 17711
Recalled Sunflower Tea Light; Click For Larger Image Sunflower 17712
Recalled Hummingbird Tea Light; Click For Larger Image Hummingbird 17713
Recalled Bunny Tea Light; Click For Larger Image Bunny 17714
Recalled Friendship Tea Light; Click For Larger Image Friendship 17715
 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the tea light candle and contact Demdaco for a free replacement tea light.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm is aware of one fire that resulted in minor property damage. There are no reports of injuries.

Sold At:
Home decorating and gift stores nationwide from January 2010 to November 2011 for about $14.
Manufacturer(s):
Tien Chi Art Co Ltd. of Xiamen City, Fujian Province, China
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
12-084
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