CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION (CPSC) AND TWO’S COMPANY ANNOUNCE RECALL OF 18,000 SHELL CANDLES FOR POTENTIAL FIRE AND BURN HAZARDJun 4, 2005 | www.Newsinferno.com The CPSC, in cooperation with Two’s Company Inc., of Mount Vernon, New York, has announced a voluntary recall of 18,000 Sea Urchin Shell Candles manufactured in the Philippines. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately.
These candles can burn at an excessive height or cause the outer shell to catch fire, posing a potential fire and burn hazard. There have been four reports of the candles catching fire, but no reports of property damage. No injuries have been reported.
The recalled candles are wax-filled sea urchin shells sold under item number 2659, which is found on the packaging tag. They are about 2.5-inches in diameter and were sold at various gift and specialty stores nationwide from April 2005 through June 2005 for about $5. Consumers should stop using these candles immediately and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
For additional information, contact Two’s Company at (800) 896-7266 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday, between 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Friday, or visit the firm’s web site at www.twoscompany.com.