Candles Sold at Yankee Candle Shops Recalled

About 33,000 <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">Silver and Gold Metallic Taper Candles, which were sold exclusively at Yankee Candle Stores, have been recalled by General Wax & Candle Company due to fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.

The CPSC advises that consumers stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed and notes that it is illegal to resell or to attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

The recalled Silver and Gold Metallic Taper Candles, which were manufactured in the United States, were manufactured by the General Wax & Candle Company, of North Hollywood, California.

The metallic paint can ignite on the candles, posing a risk of fire. To date, no incidents or injuries have been reported.

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.

The recalled Silver and Gold Metallic Taper Candles were sold at Yankee Candle stores nationwide from October 2010 through November 2010 for about $2.

The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately stop using the recalled Silver and Gold Metallic Taper Candles and return them to any Yankee Candle store or contact General Wax and Candle for a full refund. General Wax and Candle can be reached, toll-free, at (800) 543-0642 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Pacific Time, Monday through Friday, or at the firm’s website at www.generalwaxrefund.com

Help filing claims and other legal assistance for the victims of defective consumer products such as the Silver and Gold Metallic Taper Candles, is available at <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">www.YourLawyer.com.

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