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September 10, 2003

CPSC, DesignPac Inc. Announce Recall of Easter Oil Lamps

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Easter Oil Lamps Sold at Target Stores

Units: 500

Manufacturer: DesignPac Inc., of Northlake, Ill.

Hazard: The oil lamp can tip over easily, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: These lamps are oval glass bottles with purple or pink dots. They are filled with blue or pink liquid paraffin. The lamps were sold with bunny-shaped tags identifying them as "hoppy go lucky" oil lamps. Item number 054-03-1843 or 054-03-1844 is printed on the tag. Some of the lamps were sold with round metal disks meant to prevent the lamps from tipping.

Sold at: Target stores nationwide from February 2003 through March 2003 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Free replacement adapter plugs.

Consumer Contact: Return the oil lamp sets to any Target store for a refund. Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers should contact Target toll-free at (800) 440-0680 between Monday through Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. CST or visit the firm's Web site at

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