April 24, 2003
Release # 03-115
Company Phone Number: (800) 440-0680
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908


WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. 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: Oil Lamps

Units: 37,200

Distributor: DesignPac Inc. of Northlake, Ill.

Hazard: The glass wick holder can shatter when lit, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: One report of glass wick-holder shattering. No injuries reported.

Description: The recalled lamps come in two styles: a clear, heart- shaped glass container approximately 6-inches tall called "The Vintage Rose Oil Lamp" and a clear, doorknob-shaped glass container approximately 5-inches tall with heart-shaped beads on the outside called "Love Potion Oil Lamp." Both recalled lamps have an insertable wick with a glass wick-holder, which sits on top of the glass container.

Sold at: Exclusively in Target stores nationwide from December 2002 through February 2003 for about $7.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should tightly seal the contents, and return the lamps to any Target store nationwide for a refund.

Consumer Contact: Call Target toll-free at (800) 440-0680 between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at

Picture of Recalled Oil Lamp

Picture of Recalled Oil Lamp