October 16, 2002Pottery Barn Has Recalled
Francisco, CA (SafetyAlerts)
- Pottery Barn has recalled
about 11,500 Halloween tree tea-light candleholders. There have been reports
that some tea-light candles burning in the candleholder could flare up,
posing a fire hazard and a risk of burn injuries to consumers.
Pottery Barn has received 10 reports of candles in the candleholder flaring.
One consumer reported receiving a minor burn from the candle wax.
The black wire "Scary Tree Tea-Light Holder" is about 18-inches high. The
tree branches hold six tea-light candles in orange glass pots. The
candleholder is made in China.
Pottery Barn stores, web site and catalogs sold the candleholders nationwide
from August 2002 through early October 2002 for about $29.
Consumers should immediately stop using the candleholders, and return them
to the store where purchased for a refund or exchange. Consumers who
purchased the candleholder from the catalog or web site should call to
arrange product return and refund, including the cost of postage. For more
information, consumers should call Pottery Barn toll- free at (800) 699-0449
between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Saturday.