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Dollar Tree Recalls Glass Votive Candle Holders

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Dollar Tree Stores Inc., of Chesapeake, Va. and Greenbrier International Inc., of Chesapeake, Va., announced a voluntary recall of about 117,000 Glass Votive Candle Holders.

Hazard: The glass votive candle holders can shatter while in use, posing a fire and laceration hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of the glass votive candle holder shattering. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves frosted or clear glass votive candle holders with French vanilla scented candles. The votive candle holders are 2 1/2 inches tall. Model number 976127 and date code 1010 are printed on the bottom of the glass votive candle holder.

Sold at: Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Deal$ and Dollar Tree Deal$ stores nationwide from December 2010 through April 2011 for about $1.

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the candle holders and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund.

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.

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