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CPSC, Polardreams International Ltd. Announce Recall of Candle Gift Sets

Note: This company is no longer in business, please do not use candle set and discard.

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Recall Date:
November 13, 2003

Recall Details

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

November 13, 2003

 

Release # 04-510


The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Candle Gift Sets

Units: 50,600

Manufacturer: Polardreams International Ltd., of Fairfield, Iowa

Hazard: The candle gift set can exhibit a larger-than-normal flame height as the tealight candle burns to the end, posing a potential fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: One report has been received of a consumer receiving a minor burn from the candle wax.

Description: This candle gift set includes two candle lamps and eight tealight candles. The lamps are approximately 3.5-inches high and have a warning label on the bottom with Polardreams' name and address. These sets were sold in three different fragrance combinations.

Sold At: BJ's Wholesale Clubs from August 24, 2003 through October 30, 2003 for $9.99.

Manufactured In: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these candle gift sets immediately and discard them. The firm is out of business and a remedy is therefore no longer available.picture of recalled candles

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.

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