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Safety Alert

Large Scented Candles Recalled by Barneys New York Due to Fire and Burn 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: Scented candles

Hazard: These candles can burn with a high flame, presenting a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Barneys New York: toll-free at (888) 222-7639 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.barneys.com and click on Customer Service, FAQs and Questions About Recalls? for more information.

Units: About 40

Description: The recalled Fornasetti Profumi Grande scented candles measure about 67 ounces and have a 6 or 7 inch high ceramic vessel with one of four Fornasetti designs. Designs include monkeys with white background, red and blue sardines, black and gold pens and black and white striped face on the side of the vessels.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm received one report of a consumer that picked up the candle and was burned on the hand by the wax of the candle while walking.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these recalled candles and contact or return them to Barneys New York to receive a full refund.

Sold exclusively at:
Barneys New York located in New York, Beverly Hills, Chicago and Dallas and online at www.barneys.com from October 2010 through December 2011 for about $700.

Manufacturer: United Perfumes Limited, of London, United Kingdom

Manufactured in: United Kingdom