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Safety Alert

Vosges Haut-Chocolat Recalls Festival of Lights Gift Box Sets 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: Gift sets

Hazard: The plastic menorah can catch fire if candles are allowed to burn to the base of the menorah.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Vosges Haut-Chocolat toll-free at (888) 301-9866 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.vosgeschocolate.com and click on Voluntary Safety Recall Notice at the top of the page or Menorah Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.

Units: About 250

Description: This recall involves the Festival of Lights Chanukkah Gift Box set. The set includes a clear plastic menorah, 45 kosher candles and eight chocolates. The set comes in a white and purple box with two flaps on one side that open to reveal three rows of drawers: eight small drawers across the top for chocolates and two long drawers beneath for the menorah and candles.

Incidents/Injuries: Vosges has received three reports of menorahs catching on fire. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using candles in the menorah and contact Vosges for a full refund. Vosges is contacting consumers directly.

Sold at: Vosges Haut-Chocolat boutiques in Chicago, Beverly Hills, Calif.; New York and Las Vegas and online at vosgeschocolate.com from November to December 2014 for about $160.

Distributer: Vosges Haut-Chocolat, of Chicago.

Manufactured in: United States