November 20, 2008
Release #09-053

Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 961-9050

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

Picture of Recalled Tin Candles