April 3, 2001Midwest of Cannon Falls Inc.
Falls, MN (SafetyAlerts) - Midwest
of Cannon Falls Inc. is recalling about 2,000 novelty candles, according to the U.S.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). When the duck- shaped candle burns, the pooling
of wax can ignite the paint on the duck, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
CPSC and Midwest of Cannon Falls have not received any reports of injuries. The recall is
being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury.
The candles are 3 1/2 inches tall and are in the shape of a yellow duck sitting on a green
base. The duck has a blue ribbon around its neck, and has an orange beak. A label on the
bottom of the candle has the UPC code - 7 3849 38819 8 - and says, "Made in
Gift shops, drug stores, and florists nationwide sold the candles from September 2000
through January 2001 for about $2.
Consumers should stop using the candles immediately and return them to the store where
purchased for a refund. For more information, call Midwest of Cannon Falls toll-free at
(800) 776-2075 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or log on to the
company's website at www.midwestofcannonfalls.com.
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