Masterfoods USA Recalls M&M'S Menorah for Fire Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: M&M'S Brand Menorah
Units: About 1,008
Distributor: Masterfoods USA, of Hackettstown, N.J.
Hazard: If a candle burns all the way down, the plastic Menorah could ignite and present a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Masterfoods USA has received five reports of the Menorah smoldering or igniting. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
Description: The recalled Menorah is an eight-branch candleholder designed to resemble M&M'S Brand candies. On each end of the Menorah is an M&M'S Brand character holding a Star of David.
Sold at: M&M'S World catalogue, M&M'S World stores in Las Vegas and Orlando, and online at www.mmsworld.com from November 2005 through December 2005 for about $30.
Manufactured In: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using these Menorahs immediately and return them to Masterfoods USA for a full refund including taxes and shipping and handling, where applicable. Masterfoods USA is also offering a $10 gift certificate good towards the purchase of any M&M'S(r) collectible.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, consumers can contact Masterfoods USA at (800) 849-4867 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06162.html