The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. recalls Candle Ring - Pine Berry

Starting date:
December 20, 2013
Posting date:
December 20, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Flammability Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-37367

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and The Yankee Candle Company, Inc.

Affected products

Candle Ring - Pine Berry by The Yankee Candle Company, Inc.

Product description

The product is a decorative ring of green foliage and berries to be placed around the base of a candle. The UPC code is 086860 025588. The SKU number for retail stores in Canada and the USA is 1271518.

Hazard identified

The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. has identified through testing that this product does not meet flammability requirements for a candle accessory.

Neither Health Canada nor The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. has received any reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 25 of the recalled products have been sold at Home Hardware Stores across Canada and approximately 529 were sold in the United States at various retailers.

Time period sold

The recalled Candle Ring was sold from September 24, 2013 to November 18, 2013 in Canada and the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Iivrry International Ltd.
ShenZhen City
CHINA
Distributor
The Yankee Candle Company, Inc.
South Deerfield
Massachusetts
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the recalled product and contact The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. for instructions on how to return the product for a refund of the purchase price.

For more information, consumers may contact The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. toll-free at 1-877-417-2230, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MST, Monday through Friday, visit the firm's website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.