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Description: Halloween Pumpkin Tealight Candles Recalled by Universal Candle NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 1999 Release # 00-004 Company Phone Number: (800) 395-1001 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: Yolanda Fultz-Morris, (301) 504-7066 CPSC, Universal Candle Co. Announce Recall of Halloween Pumpkin Tealight Candles Sold at Bath & Body Works WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Universal Candle Co., of China, is voluntarily recalling about 21,000 Halloween pumpkin tealight candles sold at Bath & Body Works. The candles can burn with a high flame, presenting fire and burn hazards to consumers. A Bath & Body Works store received one report of a candle generating a high flame. No injuries have been reported. The recalled tealight candle has an orange pumpkin face, with yellow eyes, nose and mouth and a green stem. Purple outlines the features on the pumpkin face. The wick is placed above the pumpkin's nose. The candle is contained in an aluminum base. A label on the base of the candle reads in part, "Specially made in China for Bath & Body Works." Bath & Body Works stores nationwide sold the candles throughout September 1999 for about $1. Consumers should stop using the candles immediately, and return the candles to any Bath & Body Works store for a full refund and a $10 gift certificate per customer. For more information, consumers should call Bath & Body Works toll-free at (800) 395-1001 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. [Source]

Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date10/13/1999
Recall ID2511
Recall Number00004
Product TypeCandles & Candle Holders
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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