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Pottery Barn Gourd Candles

Description: Pottery Barn Recalls Gourd Candles for Fire Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 21, 2006 Release #07-038 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 922-9245 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Pottery Barn Recalls Gourd Candles 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: Gourd Candles Units: About 68,000 Distributor: Pottery Barn, of San Francisco, Calif. Hazard: The gourd candles can have excessive flame height and could fail to self-extinguish when burning down to the bottom of the candle, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: This recall involves five styles of individual gourd-shaped candles and a set of eight mini-gourd candles. The style number for the candles can be found on the price ticket, receipt or shipping invoice. Gourd-Shaped Candles Style Number Price Medium Dark Green Gourd 6249403 $12 Long Tan Gourd that is butternut squash-shaped with two wicks 6278204 $16 Tall Beige Gourd 6841803 $16 Tall Dark Green Gourd 8119265 $19 Medium, Light Green Gourd 8119331 $12 A set of eight Mini Gourd candles that contains two white, two green and four beige candles 8117798 $24 Sold at: Pottery Barn stores nationwide, the Pottery Barn catalog and from September 2006 through October 2006 for between $12 and $24. Manufactured in: Vietnam. Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these candles and return them to Pottery Barn for a full refund. Customers who purchased the candles via catalog or can call the toll-free number for a refund (including shipping). Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Pottery Barn toll-free at (888) 922-9245 between 7 a.m. and 12 a.m. ET Monday through Sunday, or visit the firm's Web site at Pottery Barn Media Contact: Leigh Oshirak at (415) 438-8106. [Source]

Pottery Barn Gourd Candles Recall Information

Country of OriginVietnam
Recall Date11/21/2006
Recall ID3491
Recall Number07038
Product TypeCandles & Candle Holders
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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