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CPSC, Atico International USA Inc. Announce Recall of Angel Candle Holders

Note: The firm is out of business, the remedy is no longer available, and the product should be discarded or destroyed. Sept. 02, 2015

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Recall Date:
June 23, 1999

Recall Details

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

June 23, 1999

 

Release # 99-126


WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Atico International USA Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is voluntarily recalling about 18,000 angel candle holders. The firm is out of business, the remedy is no longer available, and the product should be discarded or destroyed.

Atico has received one report of these candle holders melting, resulting in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

This angel candle holder is about 6 inches high and made of brass- plated mesh. Its head is a plastic, multifaceted "crystal." It has a tealight candle holder on its back. The packaging of the candle holder includes the writing, "Mesh Candle Holder" and "World Showcase." There is no writing on the candle holder.

Eckerd Drug Stores nationwide sold the candle holders between August 1998 and January 1999 for about $4.

Consumers should stop using the recalled pacifiers immediately and discard or destroy them.

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