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"Recall Alerts"

04-20-2007

Published by:
Peter A. Lynch, Esq.
of Cozen O'Connor
palynch@cozen.com
http://www.cozen.com

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:      This weekly newsletter covers:

  1. Tequila Rose Distilling Co. Recalls Gel Candles Due To Fire and Burn Hazards


(1) TEQUILA ROSE DISTILLING CO. RECALLS GEL CANDLES DUE TO FIRE AND BURN HAZARDS

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. Name of product: Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream candle sets

Units: About 60,000

Distributor: McCormick Distilling Co., doing business as Tequila Rose Distilling Co., of Weston, Mo.

Hazard: The martini glass containing the gel candle can break while the candle is burning, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of glasses breaking while the candle was burning. No fires or injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled gel candles came in the Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream set, a Valentine’s Day gift set. The candle has pink gel and is contained in a martini glass. The words “Tequila Rose” and “Made in China” are printed on the glass. The gift set also includes a 750 milliliters bottle of Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream liqueur.

Sold at: Licensed alcohol beverage retail stores nationwide from January 2007 through March 2007 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China (candle)

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the gel candle and contact the firm for instructions on how to get a free replacement candle.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Tequila Rose Distilling at (800) 567-7303 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.tequilarose.com

DISCLAIMER: This column is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The information contained in this update is general in nature. Individual situations of readers may not fit the general educational information described in the column. Readers are strongly encouraged to consult with an attorney to evaluate individual situations and provide legal advice. Any reliance on the information contained herein is taken at the reader's own risk and should not be considered legal advice.

Mr. Lynch can be reached at Cozen and O'Connor, 501 West Broadway, Suite 1610, San Diego, California 92101, 800-782-3366 (voice), 619-234-7831 (fax), palynch@cozen.com (e-mail), http://www.cozen.com. Follow us on Twitter at @firesandrain.

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