Recall: AtHome America Recalls Candles Due to Fire Hazard

December 11, 2007
Alert #08-523

AtHome America Recalls Candles Due to Fire Hazard

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Four-wick Decorative Candles

Units: About 6,300

Importer: AtHome America Inc., of Alsip, Ill.

Hazard: The candle’s wicks are in close proximity causing the candle to burn unevenly and faster than expected, posing a potential fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of melted wax on a table. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Description: The recall involves four-inch, square-shaped candles with four wicks. The candles were sold in three styles: the Earth Hue Toasted Nutmeg and Spice candle, the Holiday Hue candle, and the Golden Metallic candle.

Sold by: AtHome America consultants from the 2007 Fall & Holiday Catalog from August 2007 through October 2007 for about $17.

Manufactured in: Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the candles immediately and contact their AtHome consultant for a full refund. The company has sent direct notices to sales consultants and candle owners.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact AtHome America at 800-928-4663 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at

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