May 24, 2001Schottenstein and Value City
Stores Recall Candles
Ohio (SafetyAlerts) - Schottenstein
and Value City Department Stores are voluntarily recalling about 10,800 candles because
the candle flame can ignite the silver paint coating on the candle container, presenting a
The candles were sold in two
different size terracotta ceramic containers. One container has a vase-shape, leaf design
and a silver paint coating and measures about 3.5 inches high. The other container has a
jar-shape, rope design around the top of the container with a silver paint coating and
measures about 2 inches high. Schottenstein and Value City Stores nationwide sold the
candles from October 2000 through December 2000 for about $1.
No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should stop using the
recalled candles immediately and contact Schottenstein or Value City Stores at (888)
278-6370 anytime to receive a refund and a $5 off coupon for use at Schottenstein or Value
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