Candle Holders Recalled After Posing A Fire Hazard. About 7,800 Haunted House Candle Holders are being recalled today by Coyne’s & Company, of Minneapolis, Minn. The Haunted House Candle Holders were sold by Yankee Candle.
According to the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC), window panes on the candle holder screen can ignite, posing a fire hazard. Coyne & Company has received three reports of the window pane catching fire. No injuries have been reported.
Recall Involves Tea Light Holders
This recall involves haunted house screen tea light holders made of black metal with a transparent coating on the glass windows. The haunted house measures 15-inches wide by 15-inches high by 4-inches deep and can hold up to six tea lights. Tea light candles are not involved in this recall. They were sold at Yankee Candle stores nationwide and online at YankeeCandle.com between August 2009 and September 2009 for about $25.
Consumers should immediately stop using the candle holders and contact Coyne’s & Company or Yankee Candle for a full refund. For more information, contact Coyne’s & Co. at (800) 336-8666 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.coynes.com. Consumers can also email the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org.