Announce Recall of Holiday Candle Gift Sets(October
6, 2005 - NEWSdial.com)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.
of Product: Holiday Time™ Candle Gift Sets
Units: About 48,000
Importer: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.
Manufacturer: Dan Dee International Ltd., of Jersey City, N.J.
Hazard: The decorative covering on the candles can ignite, posing
a fire and burn hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Wal-Mart has received six reports of the
candles catching fire including two incidents that resulted in
approximately $6,200 in property damage. Another incident resulted
in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Description: One recalled candle gift set includes three birch bark-covered
Each candle measures 3 inches wide but
vary in height from 3 to 6 inches. The candles are displayed
on a stand with pine cones, cinnamon sticks and red berries.
The second recalled candle gift set includes a display stand
with three pyramid-shaped candles varying in height from 8 to
12 inches. The candles are either blue with a silver glitter
criss-cross pattern or red with a gold glitter criss-cross pattern.
Both candle sets were sold under the Holiday Time™ brand
name written on the box.
exclusively at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide from September
2004 through January 2005 for about $10.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the candles
and return them to Wal-Mart for a full refund.
Contact: For additional information, contact Dan Dee International
(800) 477-8697 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
ET Monday through Friday, or visit Wal-Mart’s Web site
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