Sunday, January 20, 2008

The Wick & Petal Co. Recalls Candles Due to Fire Hazard

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: Jar candles
Units: About 1,300 Manufacturer: The Wick & Petal Co. of Indianapolis, Ind.
Hazard: The candles can burn with a high flame, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Wick & Petal has received seven reports of the candles burning with high flame, some resulting in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves all Wick & Petal jar candles. The candles have a cylindrical shape and a chrome lid. The lid has a white label with a picture of the fragrance, the fragrance name, and "Wick &Petal Co." printed on it.
Sold at: Select candle retailers and craft fairs in Indiana from October 2007 through December 2007 for between $8 and $18.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled candles and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Wick & Petal at (317) 441-8008 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company's Web site at The company will accept collect calls on their main line number.

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