Votive Candle Holders Sold at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Recalled Due to Fire Hazard; Made by Mercuries Asia
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: BBQ Ant Votive Candle Holders
Hazard: The decorative ant's arms, used to hold up the votive cup, can break. If this happens, a lit candle can tip over or fall out, posing fire and burn hazards.
Consumer Contact: Mercuries Asia at (800) 828-9316 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.ma-recall.com.
To see photos of the recalled product, go to http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Votive-Candle-Holders-Sold-at-Cracker-Barrel-Old-Country-Store
Units: About 7,900
Description: This recall involves candle holders designed to resemble a large ant. The black metal candle holders are 6 1/2-inches tall and were sold as either a male or female. The male ant has a polka dot bow tie and the female has a white pearl necklace. Both ants hold up a clear glass votive cup. The words "Backyard BBQ" and "Glass Votive Holder" are printed on the front of the packaging. SKU number 426154 can be found on the underside of the packaging.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled votive candle holders and return them to any Cracker Barrel Old Country Store location or mail to Mercuries Asia USA, Ltd., 1501 Gary Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 for a full refund, including shipping.
Sold exclusively at: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store locations nationwide from May 2013 through June 2013 for about $6.
Importer: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® of Lebanon, Tenn.
Manufacturer: Mercuries Asia Ltd., of Taipei, Taiwan
Manufactured in: China
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @OnSafety or by subscribing to CPSC's free e-mail newsletters.
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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