Note: Phone number change.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 18, 2007
Release #07-161

Firm's Contact Number: (800) 470-2313

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: Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream candle sets

Units: About 60,000

Distributor: McCormick Distilling Co., doing business as Tequila Rose Distilling Co., of Weston, Mo.

Hazard: The martini glass containing the gel candle can break while the candle is burning, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of glasses breaking while the candle was burning. No fires or injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled gel candles came in the Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream set, a Valentine's Day gift set. The candle has pink gel and is contained in a martini glass. The words "Tequila Rose" and "Made in China" are printed on the glass. The gift set also includes a 750 milliliters bottle of Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream liqueur.

Sold at: Licensed alcohol beverage retail stores nationwide from January 2007 through March 2007 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China (candle)

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the gel candle and contact the firm for instructions on how to get a free replacement candle.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Tequila Rose Distilling at (800) 470-2313 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.tequilarose.com

Picture of Recalled Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream setPicture of Recalled Gel Candle