Safety Alert Number 1011362



Metallic Taper Candles Sold Exclusively at Yankee
Candle Stores Recalled by General Wax & Candle
Company Due to Fire Hazard
Release #11-052
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 543-0642
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
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: Silver and Gold Metallic Taper Candles
Units: About 33,000
Manufacturer: General Wax & Candle Company, of North Hollywood, Calif. Hazard: The metallic paint can ignite on the candles, posing a risk of fire. Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: This recall involves 10 inch metallic silver and gold taper candles. The price "$1.99" and the UPC code
609032492687 or 609032492694 are printed on the candles' plastic wrapping. Sold exclusively at: Yankee Candle stores nationwide from October 2010 through November 2010 for about $2. Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled candles and return them to any Yankee Candle store or
contact General Wax and Candle for a full refund. To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11052.html