The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with General Wax & Candle Company, of North Hollywood, Calif., announced a voluntary recall of about 12,000 Silver Metallic Pillar Candles today.
Hazard: The metallic paint on the candles can ignite, posing a risk of fire.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: 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.
Sold exclusively at: Bed Bath and Beyond stores nationwide from October 2010 through November 2010 for between $8 and $10.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled candles and return them to any Bed Bath and Beyond store or contact General Wax and Candle for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact General Wax and Candle at (800) 543-0642 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.generalwaxbbbrefund.com.