Candle Ring Recalled by Yankee Candle Due to Fire Hazard
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: Candle Ring - Pine Berry
Hazard: The candle rings' synthetic foliage and berries are flammable, posing a fire hazard.
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 â€“ CANDLE RING RECALL NOTICE" for more information.
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 at: 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