The General Wax & Candle Company, of North Hollywood, California, has recalled about 12,000 <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">Silver Metallic Pillar Candles, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.
The CPSCis advising consumers that they should stop using the recalled General Wax & Candle company Silver Metallic Pillar Candles immediately, unless otherwise instructed, and that it is illegal to resell or to attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
The metallic paint on the candles can ignite, posing a risk of fire. To date, no incidents or injuries have been reported.
This recall involves Metallic Pillar Candles sold in two sizes: 2.8 by 4 inches and 2.8 by 6 inches. “Metallic Pillar Candle” and UPC code 86718 56082 or 86718 56092 is printed on the bottom of the candles’ plastic wrapping.
The recalled Metallic Pillar Candles, which were manufactured in the United States, were sold exclusively at Bed Bath and Beyond stores nationwide from October 2010 through November 2010 for between $8 and $10.
Consumers are being advised to stop using the recalled candles and return them to any Bed Bath and Beyond store, or to contact General Wax and Candle, for a full refund at its toll free number (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.generalwaxbbbrefund.com.