Holiday Decorations Top December Recall Round-Up - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

12/29/03

Holiday Decorations Top December Recall Round-Up

Instead of storing those Christmas decorations for safe keeping, you may want to throw them out instead. That's because some decorations are making this month's Recall Round-Up.

Home Trends is recalling several of its holiday candle gift sets, deigned with a snow-house, snow-men and snow-flakes. Paint on the exterior surface of the candle is flammable and is a potential fire hazard. The candles were sold at Wal-Mart from September through November for about $10. Return to the candles to Wal-Mart for a refund.

Coldwater Creek and Cape Craftsman are recalling 800 Mica Tree candleholders. Flames from the tealight candle can ignite the candle holder, posing a fire and burn hazard. The candles were sold at Coldwater Creek stores nationwide from October 2003 through November 2003 for $20. To return the product, contact the company. The company will also provide a $20 gift card upon return. To contact the company, call 1-800-262-0040 or ( click here ).

Home Interiors is recalling their sledding snowmen candles because flame from the candle can set fire to the rope that links the snowmen. The candles were sold through Home Interiors' direct sales associates from July 2003 through October 2003 for $14.99. You should stop using the candle and return the candleholder to:

Home Interiors and Gifts
2901 Trade Center, Suite 100
Carrollton, Texas 75007
Attention: Snow Play Recall

Mark the outside of the box with your name, return address and total number of candleholders being returned to receive a $20 gift certificate. For more information, call 1-800-818-2062.

You may want to trade this Santa in. American Greetings is recalling a cloth Santa that was sold at Wal-Mart from October through November for $5. The beaded nose on the decoration can detach and pose a choking hazard. The model number on the Santa is #UX UGF 121J and UPC 615260953. Return the product to Wal-Mart for a refund or call American Greetings at 1-800- 777-4891 for more information.

Schylling Associates is recalling Jack In The Box toys. The bead on the crack of the toy can detach and choke a child. The two designs recalled are "Pop Goes the Weasel," and "Cat in the Hat." The boxes were sold at department stores and book stores nationwide for about $25. Contact Schylling Associates at 1-800-767-8697 for information on returning the toy or visit the firm's website by ( clicking here ).

American greetings is recalling the Crazy Bounce Balls which were sold nationwide for about $3. The balls can break apart easily, posing a choking hazard. The balls are 1 1/2 inches in a multi-colored cluster of green and red. There are four balls in each package. Model number CBB 1306 and UPC 6152601101 are written on the back of the package. You should return the balls to the place where purchased for a full refund or call American Greetings at 1-800-777-4891.

To check on other recalls, ( click here .) That wraps up this month's Recall Round-Up. For NewsChannel 11's Safety Solutions, I'm Sharon Maines.

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