Dollar Tree Recalls Votive Candle Holders

A large recall of 117,000 <"">Glass Votive Candle Holders has been initiated, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.

The defective Glass Votive Candle Holders were manufactured in India; sold by Dollar Tree Stores Inc., of Chesapeake, Virginia; imported by Greenbrier International Inc., of Chesapeake, Virginia; and sold at Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Deal$, and Dollar Tree Deal$ stores, nationwide, from December 2010 through April 2011 for about $1.

The recalled Glass Votive Candle Holders can shatter while in use, posing a fire and laceration hazard to consumers. To date, the firm has received one report of the glass votive candle holder shattering. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves frosted or clear glass votive candle holders with French vanilla scented candles. The votive candle holders are 2 1/2 inches tall. Model number 976127 and date code 1010 are printed on the bottom of the glass votive candle holder.

The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately stop using the candle holders and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund. Dollar Tree Stores Inc. can be reached, toll-free, at 1.800.876.8077 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time (ET) Monday through Friday, or at the firm’s website at

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