Recall: Wal-Mart Recall of Candles Because of Flammable Paint
CPSC, Wal-Mart Announce Recall of Candles Because of Flammable Paint WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firms below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Home Trends Ice Holiday Collection Candle gift set: Snow House Candle gift set; Snowman Candle gift set; Snowflake Candle gift set
Units: 69,804 units of the Snow House Candle gift set; 29,064 units of the Snowman Candle gift set; 62,428 units of the Snowflake Candle gift set.
Importer: Wal-Mart, Bentonville, Ark.
Manufacturer: Qingdao Kingking Applied Chemistry Co., Ltd., China
Hazard: Paint on the exterior surface of the candles could potentially sustain flame posing a potential fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: No injuries or incidents have been reported to Wal-Mart.
Description: Each Home Trends Ice Holiday Collection Candle gift set contains three candles with one of these scenes painted on the exterior: Snow House Winter; Snowman; or Snowflake design.
Sold at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide sold these candle gift sets from September 2003 through November 2003 for about $10.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return the candle gift set to Wal-Mart for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Call Wal-Mart at (800) 925-6278 between 7 am and 9 pm CT Monday through Friday.
Media Contact: Melissa Berryhill at (479) 273-4314.
Note: There is a related recall that was issued subsequent to this one.
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