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October 26, 1995

Release # 96-008
CPSC: Kate Primo
(301) 504-0580 Ext. 1187

CPSC, Raz Imports Announce Recall of Christmas Angel Candlestick Holders

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Raz Imports Inc. of Fort Worth, Texas, is recalling approximately 3,750 Christmas angel candlestick holders. The acrylic candlestick holder may ignite and burn when exposed to a direct flame.

The candlestick holder, measuring 9.5 inches high, is shaped like an angel. The candlestick was sold in two models: model 954265 made of clear acrylic and model 954266 made of frosted acrylic. The Christmas angel candlestick holders also can be identified by the name Raz Imports Inc. printed on a white label on the bottom of the holder, under the angel's skirt. Small retail and specialty stores nationwide sold the candlestick holders from May 1995 to October 1995.

Consumers should return the candlestick holders to their retailers for a refund of the purchase price. For more information, consumers should contact Raz Imports at (800) 443-3540.

Raz Imports is not aware of any injuries or property damage associated with this product. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission protects the public from the unreasonable risk of injury or death from 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury and for information on CPSC's fax-on-demand service, call CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270. To order a press release through fax-on-demand, call (301) 504-0051 from the handset of your fax machine and enter the release number. Consumers can report product hazards to