Demdaco Recalls Carruth Candleholder Collection Tea Light Candles Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–January 12, 2012. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Tea Lights in Carruth Candleholder Collection Sets

Units: About 5,480

Importer: DD Traders Inc. d/b/a Demdaco, of Leawood, Kan.

Manufacturer: Tien Chi Art Co Ltd. of Xiamen City, Fujian Province, China

Hazard: The tea light can burn with an excessive flame height, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm is aware of one fire that resulted in minor property damage. There are no reports of injuries.

Description: The recalled tea lights were sold as part of the Carruth Candleholder Collection sets. The Carruth candleholder sets are resin votive candle holders with a glass insert that holds a tea light. The stock number is printed on a label on the bottom of the candleholders. The tea lights are white. The following eight models and stock numbers are included in this recall: Butterfly, 17708; Smile, 17709; Sun, 17710; Roots of Love, 17711; Sunflower, 17712; Hummingbird, 17713; Bunny, 17714; Friendship, 17715.

Photo Model Name Stock Number
Click For Larger Image Butterfly 17708
Click For Larger Image Smile 17709
Click For Larger Image Sun 17710
Click For Larger Image Roots of Love 17711
Click For Larger Image Sunflower 17712
Click For Larger Image Hummingbird 17713
Click For Larger Image Bunny 17714
Click For Larger Image Friendship 17715

Sold by: Home decorating and gift stores nationwide from January 2010 to November 2011 for about $14.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the tea light candle and contact Demdaco for a free replacement tea light.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, consumers should contact Demdaco toll-free at (888) 336-3226 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.demdaco.com

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 www.saferproducts.gov

Source: cpsc.gov