July 9, 2002Dollar Tree Stores Has Recalled Drip Pans
- Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. has recalled about 294,000 drip pans. These
drip pans are used under the burners of kitchen ranges to catch food that
drips while cooking. The hot burners can ignite the drip pans and pose a
Dollar Tree Stores has received seven reports of the drip pans catching
fire. No injuries have been reported.
The recalled drip pans were sold in various sizes, ranging from 6- to 9-
inches in diameter. The SKU Number 845289 is either on the pan or on a
cardboard insert in the package. All of the drip pans are black.
Dollar Tree Stores sold these drip pans nationwide from April 2002 to May
2002 for about $1.
Consumers should stop using the drip pans immediately and return them to the
store where purchased for a refund. For more information, consumers can
contact Dollar Tree Stores, Inc., at (800) 876-8077 between 9:00 am and 5:00
pm ET Monday through Friday.