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Victorian Trading Company recalls John Snowball, Esq. Tealight Holder

Starting date:
December 22, 2015
Posting date:
December 22, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-56374

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Victorian Trading Company.

Affected products

John Snowball, Esq. Tealight Holder

Product description

The model recalled is 20 CN 2024966, with the UPC 792923249665 and the following batch purchase order numbers 100063847 and 100067156.

Hazard identified

During product testing by the manufacturer, it was noted that the diameter of the hole in the top hat is too small which can allow heat to build up and create cracks in the surface posing a fire hazard.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Victorian Trading Company has received 3 reports of cracks in the holder. No reports of fire were received.

Number sold

Thirteen units of the recalled products were sold in Canada online through the Victorian Trading Company and 960 were distributed in the United-States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from October 2014 to October 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Itart’s Int’l Co. Ltd.
Taipei
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
Distributor
Victorian Paper Copany dba Victorian Trading Company
Lenexa
Kansas
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tealight holder and contact the Victorian Trading Company to receive a full refund.

For more information, consumers can contact the Victorian Trading Company at 866-851-6633, 7:00 a.m. - 10 p.m. CST daily or visit the company’s Website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website . You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.