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Monday, April 21, 2014

Hanging Lanterns Recalled Due To Fire Hazard

Glass hanging star lanterns from home store Pier 1 Imports being recalled by Health Canada because they pose a fire hazard.

The recall affecting the red, amber and clear coloured lanterns sold from August of last year to February of this year. A metal tea light cup sits inside the metal and glass star which can melt the solder and cause the lantern to break.

More than 500 were sold in Canada. Pier 1 Imports getting four reports of the solder melting in the U-S and one in Canada. Health Canada has not received any reports of injuries.