Dollar Tree Recalls Children's Halloween Lanterns Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Recall date:October 28, 2010
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Dollar Tree Recalls Children's Halloween Lanterns

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Dollar Tree Stores Inc., of Chesapeake, Va. have recalled about 682,000 Halloween Lanterns.
The bulb in the battery-operated lanterns can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
The firm has received one report of the bulb in a lantern overheating. No injuries have been reported.


This recall involves the products listed below:

This recall involves 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. The lanterns were sold at Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Occasions, Deal$ and Dollar Tree Deal$ stores nationwide from August 2010 to October 2010 for about $1. They were manufactured in China.

What can you do and whom to contact

  • Consumers should take the recalled lanterns away from children immediately, remove and properly discard the batteries and return the lanterns to the store where purchased for a full refund.
  • For additional information, contact Dollar Tree Stores Inc. at (800) 876-8077 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at
  • Click here to see the official recall

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