THE CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION (CPSC) AND MIDWEST CANNON FALLS ANNOUNCE RECALL OF 10,000 VOTIVE CANDLES FOR FIRE HAZARDJun 21, 2005 | www.Newsinferno.com The CPSC, in cooperation with Midwest Cannon Falls of Cannon Falls, Minnesota, have announced a voluntary recall of 10,000 Serenity Votive Candles manufactured in China. Consumers should stop using the candles immediately.
The candles’ wax can catch fire, causing a high flame. This can cause nearby combustibles to catch fire and result in burns to consumers. Midwest has received one report of the candle wax catching fire. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
The candles consist of a glass votive cup surrounded by a silver holder with a standing angel figure attached. Each holder contains an engraved quotation. The angel stands about 3 inches tall. Each candle has a proverb engraved into the metal holder.
The candles were sold at gift stores nationwide from June 2004 to May 2005 for about $20. Consumers should return these candles to the place of purchase to receive a refund.
For additional information, contact Midwest at (800) 776-2075 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or go the company’s Website at http://www.midwestofcannonfalls.com.