March 8, 2001Xanadu Candle Co. Recalls Nearly
3 Million Candles
City, Guatemala (SafetyAlerts) -
Xanadu Candle Co. said today it is voluntarily recalling about 2.8 million candles. These
candles can burn with a high flame, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers. Xanadu
Candle Co. has received seven reports of candles burning with high flames resulting in
minor burns to consumers.
These candles were all sold in glass containers. A label on the bottom of these candles
reads, "Nature's Preserves,TM" "Home Fragrance Filled" or
"Spring Hydrangea." The "Nature's PreservesTM" candles
include a 16-ounce canning jar container filled with imitation fruit, a 10-ounce round
container filled with imitation flowers, jars containing candy corn or jelly beans,
containers filled with star or tree shapes, square-shaped jars containing imitation
vegetables, and "Beauty In BloomTM Botanical" candles. The "Home
Fragrance" candles are sold in iced tea/lemonade glasses, champagne flutes and
sherbet glasses. The "Spring Hydrangea" candles were round containers filled
with imitation flowers. The bottom label on all the candles reads, "Trim wick to
1/4" before each lighting," "The White Barn Candle Co." and/or
"Bath & Body Works."
Bath & Body Works and The White Barn Candle Co. stores nationwide sold these candles
from June 1999 through January 2001 for between $15 and $25.
Consumers should stop using these recalled candles immediately and return them to any Bath
& Body Works or The White Barn Candle Co. store for store credit for the price of the
candle and a $5 coupon, or for a cash refund. For more information, call Bath & Body
Works/The White Barn Candle Co. at (800) 395-1001 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET
Monday through Friday.
This recall does not apply to the 5.6 oz "Nature's PreservesTM"
candles, which resemble small glass canning jars. This recall also does not apply to
Nature's PreservesTM" Beauty in BloomTM" candles (small
glass jars with imitation flowers), if there is a code on the bottom label that ends in
either the letter "X" or "N."
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