Candle Ring Recalled by Yankee Candle Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Recall Summary:  

Name of Product: Candle Ring - Pine Berry

Hazard: The candle rings' synthetic foliage and berries are flammable, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the candle rings and return them to the nearest Yankee Candle store for a refund or call The Yankee Candle Company for instructions on obtaining a full refund.

Consumer Contact: The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. toll-free at (877) 417-2230 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.Yankeecandle.com and click "IMPORTANT – CANDLE RING RECALL NOTICE" for more information.

Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Candle-Ring-Recalled-by-Yankee-Candle/

Recall Details

Units: About 15,000 in U.S. and 2,000 in Canada

Description: The recalled decorative pine berry candle ring goes around the base of a candle and is made of synthetic green foliage with synthetic red berries and pinecones. The ring measures about 9 to 10 inches in diameter and has an opening of about 4 to 4 1/2 inches.   Candle rings with UPC number 8 86860 02558 8 or 8 86860 06357 3 on a tag attached to the underside of the ring are included in the recall.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the candle rings and return them to the nearest Yankee Candle store for a refund or call The Yankee Candle Company for instructions on obtaining a full refund.

Sold by: Hallmark and Yankee Candle retail stores nationwide, Yankee Candle catalogs and online at Yankeecandle.com from September 2013 through October 2013 for between $8 and $10

Importer: The Yankee Candle Company, Inc., of South Deerfield, Mass.

Manufactured in: China

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1674

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @OnSafety or by subscribing to CPSC's free e-mail newsletters.

Recall Number: 14-071

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

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Spanish: (301) 504-7800

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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