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April 24, 2003

DesignPac Has Recalled Oil Lamps

Northlake, IL (SafetyAlerts) - DesignPac Inc. has recalled 37,200  Oil Lamps. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. 

Name of product: Oil Lamps

Units: 37,200

Distributor: DesignPac Inc. of Northlake, Ill.

Hazard: The glass wick holder can shatter when lit, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: One report of glass wick-holder shattering. No injuries reported. 

Description: The recalled lamps come in two styles: a clear, heart- shaped glass container approximately 6-inches tall called "The Vintage Rose Oil Lamp" and a clear, doorknob-shaped glass container approximately 5-inches tall with heart-shaped beads on the outside called "Love Potion Oil Lamp." Both recalled lamps have an insertable wick with a glass wick-holder, which sits on top of the glass container.

Sold at: Exclusively in Target stores nationwide from December 2002 through February 2003 for about $7.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should tightly seal the contents, and return the lamps to any Target store nationwide for a refund.

Consumer Contact: Call Target toll-free at (800) 440-0680 between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.

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