Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

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.

Remedy: Replace

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.

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