Name of product:
Pumpkin, Ghost and Skull Halloween Lanterns
Hazard:
The bulb in the battery-operated lanterns can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
October 28, 2010
Recall number:
11-025
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Dollar Tree Stores Inc. at (800) 876-8077 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.dollartree.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves plastic Halloween-themed lanterns designed to resemble a pumpkin, ghost and skull. The lanterns are about 6 1/2 inches tall and were sold in orange, white and black. Model number 954437-13096-003-1005 is printed on the bottom of the lanterns.

 
Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of the bulb in a lantern overheating. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Occasions, Deal$ and Dollar Tree Deal$ stores nationwide from August 2010 to October 2010 for about $1.

Manufacturer(s):
Consumers should take the recalled lanterns away from children immediately, remove and properly discard the batteries and return the lanterns to the store where purchased for a full refund.
Importer(s):

Greenbrier International Inc., of Chesapeake, Va.

Manufactured In:
China
Units:
About 682,000