Recall: Home Interiors & Gifts, Inc. Recall of Snow Play Candleholder

Originally issued December 4, 2003
Revised August 3, 2004
Release # 04-046
Home Interiors Hotline: (972) 695-1000
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

CPSC, Home Interiors & Gifts, Inc. Announce Recall of Snow Play Candleholder

Note: Phone Number Change.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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: Snow Play Candleholder

Units: 14,338

Manufacturer/Importer: Home Interiors & Gifts, Inc. of Carrollton, Texas

Hazard: Flames from the votive candle can set fire to the rope linking three "sledding" snowmen.

Incidents/Injuries: Two reports of the rope on the candleholder catching fire. No property damage and no injuries.

Description: The recalled candleholder is about 6 inches high and is packaged in a box with "Home Interiors" written on the top of the box. Each candleholder has three snowmen linked by a small rope, "sledding" down a hill around the votive candleholder. The snowmen are painted red, blue, and green.

Sold at: Home Interiors' direct sales associates exclusively sold the recalled candleholders from July 2003 through October 2003 for $14.99.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Stop using the candleholder immediately and return the candleholder to Home Interiors & Gifts, 2901 Trade Center, Suite 100, Carrollton, TX 75007, Attn: Snow Play Recall. Consumers should clearly mark the outside of the box with their name, return address, and total number of candleholders being returned, to receive a $20 gift certificate from Home Interiors for the full purchase price and shipping expense.

Consumer Contact: Consumers may call Home Interiors on (972) 695-1000 between 9 am and 5 pm (CT) Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site:

Picture of Recalled Candleholder