Deb Shops Recall of Decorative Candleholders

February 8, 2005

Deb Shops Inc. Announces Recall of Decorative Candleholders

Name of product: Decorative Candleholder

Units: About 48,000

Manufacturer: Horn Sing Ind. Company Ltd., of Taipei, Taiwan

Distributor: Deb Shops Inc., of Philadelphia, Pa.

Hazard: The hook or handle of the candleholder can overheat and break, causing the lit candle to fall out and pose a fire hazard.

Description: This recall involves moon, dolphin and fish themed candleholders. The decorative candleholders are about 9-inches tall with a metal bucket that sits suspended from a hook. A votive candle sits inside the bucket.

Sold at: Deb Shops retail stores nationwide from November 2001 through November 2004 for about $13.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the candleholder immediately and return it to the nearest Deb Shops retail store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Contact Deb Shops Inc. at (800) 332-7467 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET or visit the firm�s Web site at