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Running Press Fireplace in a Box Candle Mega Mini Kits

Description: Mini Fireplace Candle Kits Recalled for Fire Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2006 Release #06-158 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 343-4499 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Mini Fireplace Candle Kits Recalled for Fire Hazard 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: "Fireplace in a Box" Candle Kits Units: About 78,500 Distributor: Running Press Book Publishers, of Philadelphia, Pa. Hazard: The mini fireplace which houses the candle can ignite, posing a fire hazard. Incidents/Injuries: Running Press has received two reports of incidents involving the fireplace igniting. No injuries or property damage have been reported. Description: The recalled Fireplace in a Box kit includes a 2.5-inch high by 2.5-inch wide plastic fireplace that resembles stone masonry with a black mantle, a tea light candle to fit inside the fireplace, and a small booklet "Fireplace in a Box." "Fireplace in a Box," "Mega Mini Kits," and "ISBN 0-7624-1603-3" is printed on the fireplace's packaging. Sold at: Chain and independent booksellers nationwide from September 2003 through April 2006 for about $8. Manufactured In: China Remedy: Consumers should stop using this recalled product immediately and return it for a full refund to the place of purchase, or directly to: Running Press, 2300 Chestnut Street, Suite 200, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103, Attn: Fireplace in a Box Safety Recall. Consumers returning the product to Running Press directly must include full names and addresses and can expect to receive a check within four to six weeks. Consumer Contact: For additional information, consumers should contact Running Press at (800) 343-4499 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.perseusbooksgroup.com/runningpress [Source]

Running Press Fireplace in a Box Candle Mega Mini Kits Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date05/09/2006
Recall ID3268
Recall Number06158
Product TypeCandles & Candle Holders
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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