WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Silver Square Tealight Candle Holder
Units: About 18,000
Importer/Distributor: Pier 1 Imports, of Fort Worth, Texas
Hazard: The spacing of the holes in a concentrated pattern allows the holder to heat-up. This can cause the tealights to burn unexpectedly fast and with a higher flame height than normal, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Pier 1 Imports has received seven reports of high flames. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The metal Tealight Candle Holder measures 7" x 7" and has a silver metallic top with a black base. It has nine square openings for use with tealight candles. The product's SKU number 2174941 can be located on the bottom of the base.
Sold by: Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide from June 2007 through December 2007 for between $6 and $25.
Manufactured in: Philippines
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the tealight holder immediately and return it to any Pier 1 Imports store for a refund of the purchase price or a store credit. Refunds will be determined based on price paid.