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CPSC, Target Announce Recall of Pillar Candles With Jewels
CPSC, TARGET ANNOUNCE RECALL OF PILLAR CANDLES WITH JEWELS
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: Pillar Candles With Jewels
Units: About 17,000
Distributor: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn.
Importer: Pacific Trade International Inc., of Rockville, Md.
Hazard: The paint coating on the outside of the candle can ignite, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: The candles measure about 3-inches in diameter and come in two sizes – 3-inches and 6-inches high. Each candle has a black paint coating and has eight diamond-like ornaments at evenly spaced points approximately 1-inch from the candle’s bottom edge. They are packaged in clear plastic wrapping which is tied at the top with a ribbon. “Distributed by Target Corporation” and the number 054 09 1533 or 054 09 2528 are printed on a label on the bottom of each candle.
Sold at: Target stores nationwide during the month of August 2005 for about $5 or $8 depending on the size.
Manufactured In: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the candles immediately and return them to the nearest Target store for a Target GiftCard worth the value of the returned candle.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, or visit Target’s Web site at www.target.com
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