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Target Reannounces Recall of Menorahs Due to Fire Hazard

  • Acrylic Hanukkah Menorah
  • Top of Menorah
  • Label with Model Number
Name of Product:
Menorahs
Hazard:

The menorah can melt when the candles are burning, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
December 06, 2016
Units:
About 2,600 (previously recalled in May 2016)
Consumer Contact

Target at 800-440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT daily, online at www.target.com and click on “School/Stationery/Seasonal” on the product recalls page or the “Product Recalls” tab on Target’s Facebook page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves clear acrylic Hanukkah menorahs in a pyramid design that are 10.5 inches long, 1.2 inches wide and 2.3 inches high. Model number 240-14-0169 and bar code can be found on a round white label on the side of the menorah.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled menorahs and return them to Target for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received eight reports of the product melting, including three reports of fire. No property damage or injuries have been reported.

Sold Exclusively At

Target stores nationwide from October 2015 through December 2015 for about $20.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Target Corp., of Minneapolis

Recall number:
17-045
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