December 18, 1995
Release # 96-046
|CPSC: Kate Primo
(301) 504-0580 Ext. 1187
CPSC and Godinger Recall Holiday Candle Holder
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Godinger Silver Art Co., Ltd. of Brooklyn, NY,
is voluntarily recalling about 19,000 "Tree Shaped 7 Light Votive Holder" candle
holders. The candle holder contains small glass pots that may overheat and shatter.
Godinger's received one report of the glass pots shattering, injuring a consumer's hand.
The tree-shaped, wire candle holders, measuring 12.75 inches high and 13.75 inches wide at
the base, were sold in two styles: silver-plated (item #1753) and brass- plated (item
#1753B). The candle holders are packaged with four green and three red small glass pots in
which votive candles can be placed. Major retail department and gift stores sold candle
holders nationwide from September 1995 through December 1995 for $25 each.
Consumers should stop using the candle holders immediately and return them to the store
purchased for a full refund. For more information, consumers should call Godinger collect
at (718) 387-2812.
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