December 20, 2001
Walgreen Has Recalled Candele Glitter Candles
- Walgreen Co.
has recalled about
50,500 Candele glitter candles. The glitter on the candles can ignite,
posing a fire hazard.
Walgreens received one report of the glitter on the candle catching fire. No
injuries or property damage have been reported.
The pillar candles were sold in two sizes, three-inches high and six-inches
high. The candles are coated with glitter and come in three colors - red,
green and gold. The recalled candles have one of the following item numbers
printed on a label affixed to the bottom of the candle: 642413, 642423,
642424, 642409, 642410, and 642411.
Walgreens stores nationwide sold the candles from August 2001 through
December 2001 for between $3 and $4.
Consumers should stop using the candles immediately and contact Walgreens
a refund. For more information, consumers should contact Walgreens toll-free
at (866) 241-0105 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.