Christmas Tree Shops Recalls Glitter Candles
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.
Name of Product: Sequin Glitter Candles
Units: About 9,600
Distributor: Christmas Tree Shops Inc., of South Yarmouth, Mass.
Hazard: The candle's exterior glitter coating can ignite, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received four reports of flames or smoke coming from the candle or the exterior coating. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves glitter candles in three styles.
The candles were available in gold, silver and red. The UPC label can be located on the product's packaging.
Sold at: Christmas Tree Shop retail locations nationwide from November 2006 through December 2006 for between $1.70 and $3.00.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the candles and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. For a list of stores, visit the firm's Web site.