Recall: Candleholders Recalled by Coldwater Creek and Cape Craftsman

December 9, 2003
Release # 04-048
Home Interiors Hotline: (800) 262-0040
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

CPSC, Coldwater Creek and Cape Craftsman Announce Recalls of Candleholders

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: Mica Tree Candleholders

Units: 800

Manufacturer/Retailer: Cape Craftsman, Wilmington, N.C. and Coldwater Creek, Sandpoint, Idaho

Hazard: Flames from the tealight candle can ignite the candleholder, posing a fire and burn hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: The company received one report of the rectangle-shaped candleholder igniting after a consumer lit the tealight candle. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled copper and mica candleholders were sold in rectangular and square shapes. The 8.5-inch tall, square-shaped candleholder has a cut-out of an evergreen tree on each side. The 10-inch tall, rectangular-shaped candleholder has cut-outs of an evergreen tree, a star and moon on each side.

Sold at: Coldwater Creek stores nationwide from October 2003 through November 2003 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should contact the company to receive information on returning the product for a full refund, including postage. The company also will provide consumers a $20 gift card upon return of the merchandise.

Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers should contact Customer Service toll-free at (800) 262-0040 between 6 a.m. and 3 a.m. ET or visit the firm's Web site at

Picture of Recalled Candleholder