Dollar Tree recalls children's Halloween lanterns - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Dollar Tree recalls children's Halloween lanterns due to fire and burn hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KCBD) - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of Pumpkin, Ghost and Skull Halloween Lanterns from Dollar Tree stores across the nation.

About 682,000 have been recalled because The bulb in the battery-operated lanterns can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. There has been one report of the bulb in a lantern overheating. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves plastic Halloween-themed lanterns designed to resemble a pumpkin, ghost and skull. The lanterns are about 6 1/2 inches tall and were sold in orange, white and black. Model number 954437-13096-003-1005 is printed on the bottom of the lanterns.

These lanterns were sold at Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Occasions, Deal$ and Dollar Tree Deal$ stores nationwide from August 2010 to October 2010 for about $1.

Consumers should take the recalled lanterns away from children immediately, remove and properly discard the batteries and return the lanterns to the store where purchased for a full refund.

For additional information, contact Dollar Tree Stores Inc. at (800) 876-8077 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.dollartree.com.

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