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Target Birch and Bark Candles

Description: Target Corp. Recall of Birch/Bark Candles NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Originally issued June 24, 2005, Revised February 1, 2006 Release #05-207 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 440-0680 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Note: Updated statistics and dates sold, and new brand included. CPSC, Target Corp. Announce Recall of Birch/Bark Candles WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Birch and Bark Candles Units: About 256,000 Manufacturer: Target Corp., Minneapolis, Minn. Hazard: The birch and bark surrounding the candles can ignite, posing a fire and burn hazard. Incidents/Injuries: There have been 24 reports of the birch and bark candles catching fire and six reports of property damage. No injuries have been reported. Description: The recalled candles were sold individually wrapped in a ribbon on a plate. This recall also includes candles sold in boxed sets of three candles under the Restore & Restyle brand. The candles are cream in color and were sold in sizes 3-by-3 inches, 3-by-6 inches, 4-by-6 inches and 6-by-6 inches. Sold at: Target stores nationwide from September 2004 through March 2005 between $6 and $15. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should return the candles to the nearest Target store to receive a gift card from Target in the amount of $15, plus applicable state taxes. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.target.com [Source]

Target Birch and Bark Candles Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date06/24/2005
Recall ID2962
Recall Number05207
Product TypeCandles & Candle Holders
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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