December 20, 2001
Dillard's Has Recalled Pine Tree Candles
Rock, Ark (SafetyAlerts)
- Dillard's, Inc.
has recalled about
12,000 Pine Tree Candles. The candles can collapse, causing the flame to
spread and ignite decorative glitter and paint, which poses a fire hazard to
Dillard's has received one report of a candle that collapsed and spread the
flame. No injuries or property damage were reported.
The Pine Tree Candles come in the shape of pine trees, and come in two
sizes, tall and short. The tall candle is approximately 9 1/2 inches tall
and 6 inches wide, and the short candle is approximately 8 inches tall and 5
inches wide. A label on the side of both candles reads "Noble Excellence."
There is also a sticker on the bottom of the tall candle that reads
"127CD109," and a sticker on the bottom of the short candle that reads
Dillard's stores nationwide sold the candles from October 20, 2001 through
December 12, 2001 for between $12 (short candle) and $15 (tall candle).
Consumers should stop using these candles immediately and return them to any
Dillard's store for a full refund. For more information, call Dillard's at
(800) 235-9660 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.