Pier 1 Recalls Tea Lights, Tea Light Holders

Pier 1 Imports is recalling <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">candles and holders due to fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada, just announced.

Silver Glitter Tea Lights and Gold Glitter Tea Lights

About 37,000 (United States) and 3,000 (Canada) Silver Glitter Tea Lights and Gold Glitter Tea Lights, which were imported by Pier 1 Imports (U.S.), Inc., of Fort Worth, Texas have been recalled because the flame from the tea lights can ignite the glitter on the candle, posing a fire hazard. To date, the firm has received three reports of the glitter burning; no injuries have been reported. This recall involves two styles of tea lights: A clear box of 24 silver glitter tea lights with SKU 2410335 and a clear box of 24 gold glitter tea lights with SKU 2410322. The SKU number is located on the bottom of the packaging. The recalled tea lights were sold at Pier 1 Imports in the U.S. and Canada from September 2009 through December 2009 for about $10 and were manufactured in Vietnam.

Ceramic Santa Tea Light Holders
About 61,500 (United States) and 5,500 (Canada) Ceramic Santa Tea Light Holders, imported by Pier 1 Imports (U.S.), Inc., of Fort Worth, Texas, have been recalled because the flame from the tea lights can ignite these tea light holders, posing a fire hazard. To date, the firm has received three reports of the tea light holders burning; no injuries have been reported. The Ceramic Santa Tea Light Holder is red and white and designed in the image of Santa Claus. The tea light holder measures approximately 7-1/2 inches tall and 3-1/2 inches wide and has a red metal hat with an opening in the back in which to place a tea light candle. SKU number 2417274 is printed on the bottom of the tea light holder. The recalled Ceramic Santa Tea Light Holders were manufactured in China and sold at Pier 1 Imports in the U.S. and Canada from September 2009 through December 2009 for about $10.

The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately stop using the tea lights and return them to their nearest Pier 1 Imports retail store for a full refund or merchandise credit. Pier One Imports can be reached, toll-free, at 1-800-245-4595 between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Central Standard Time, Monday through Friday or at the firm’s Web site at www.pier1.com

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