Dollar Tree Children's Halloween Lanterns Recalled

Date:
October 28, 2010
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
Dollar Tree Stores Inc.
The Danger:
The bulb in the battery-operated lanterns can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Description:
This recall involves about 682,000 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.
Sold At:
Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Occasions, Deal$ and Dollar Tree Deal$ stores nationwide from August 2010 to October 2010 for about $1.
What To Do:
Take the recalled lanterns away from children immediately, remove and properly discard the batteries and return the lanterns to the store for a full refund. For more information, contact Dollar Tree Stores Inc. at (800) 876-8077 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.dollartree.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11025.html

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