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Farm Glass & Metal Spiral Tea Light Holder Recalled by Christmas Tree Shops

Christmas Tree Shops, recall
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Christmas Tree Shops of Union, N.J., and Nantucket Distributing Co., Inc. of Middleboro, Mass., announced a voluntary recall of about 6,200 Farm Glass & Metal Spiral Tea Light Holders.

Hazard: Due to the design of the product, the tea lights can burn with a high flame, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Christmas Tree Shops has received one report of a tea light burning with a high flame that resulted in a burn to a consumer's hand.

Description: This recall involves a decorative spiral tea light holder made from a painted glass with a red, orange, and green floral design. The glass has a metal insert for holding tea lights. The metal insert is spiral shaped with places for three tea lights. The metal insert is placed within the glass container. SKU/UPC number 000015931955 is found on a label on the bottom of the glass.

Sold at: Christmas Tree Shops in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest from July 2011 through March 2012 for about $5.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled spiral tea light holder and return it to any Christmas Tree Shops store to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Christmas Tree Shops toll-free at (888) 287-3232 any time.

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