May 11, 2000ATICO Int'l USA Inc. Recalls
Lighthouse Candle Holders
Ft. Lauderdale, FL (SafetyAlerts) - ATICO International USA
Inc. is recalling about 14,000 lighthouse-shaped candle holders. The wooden top of
the candle holder can ignite, presenting fire and burn hazards to consumers.
ATICO International USA Inc. has
received three reports of candle holders igniting. No injuries have been reported.
The recalled products are made of
wood (painted white or natural) with a glass and metal top. They measure about 11 inches
high and 5 inches wide. A tealight candle is placed in the top of the lighthouse and can
be seen burning through the glass windows. There is no identifying information on the
product. A sticker on the bottom of the candleholder reads, "Made in China."
Rite Aid stores nationwide sold the candle holders from January through March 2000 for
Consumers should stop using the
candle holders immediately and return the product to the nearest Rite Aid for a full
For questions, consumers should call
ATICO International USA Inc. at (800) 645-3867 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through
Friday. Consumers also can visit Rite
Aid's web site.
Notice of this product warning was
sent via email to SafeMail
subscribers May 11, 2000.
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