|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 20, 2008
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Candela Recalls Candles Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Anthropologie Stores
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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Anthropologie Tin Candles
Units: About 225
Importer: Candela Group, of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: The candle flames could flare up out of the tin container during the burning of the last half inch of wax, posing a fire and burn hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves Anthropologie tin candles. The candles were sold in the following four fragrances; Amber Woods - Model #14987044, Black Lilac - Model #14987093, Figue Tree - Model #14987085 and Red Currant – Model #14987051. Candles sold after October 11, 2008 are not affected by this recall.
Sold at: Anthropologie stores nationwide from September 2008 through October 2008 for about $20.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tin candles and call Candela for a self-addressed, postage paid envelope in which to return the candle for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Candela Group toll-free at (866) 961-9050 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.candelagroup.org
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