Recall: Chesapeake Bay and Modern Light Tea Lights, Candles
On 2011-04-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Chesapeake Bay and Modern Light Tea Lights, Candles due to a potential fire and burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2009 for about $1 to $12.
About 600,000 units are involved in this Pacific Trade International tea light recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Candles, Holders, Firepots & Oil Lamps category in 2011.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 80 similar recalls,
involving about 11 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 331-8339
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What is the problem?
The candles have a clear, plastic cup that can melt or ignite, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recall involves tea lights sold under the brand names Chesapeake Bay Candle and Modern Light. The candles are various colors. They were sold in sets or with tea light containers. Tea lights from the below sets are involved with this recall. Only tea lights that do not have any lettering imprinted on the bottom of the tea light cup are included in this recall.
Chesapeake Bay Candle Brand
|Fred Meyer||36-piece plastic tea light set||August 2009 through February 2011||About $12||754870634000, 754870687846|
|Target||Home Scents 12-count tea light candles, various scents||July 2009 through February 2011||About $4||754870479250, 754870479328, 754870479397, 754870479441, 754870479496, 754870479540, 754870479649, 754870481147, 754870490583, 754870528262, 754870528347, 754870528361, 754870657689, 754870657726, 754870657764, 754870606458, 754870684333, 754870703386, 754870703423, 754870606359, 754870633416, 754870659072, 754870659119, 754870659157, 754870684296|
|Target||Sweet Delights 12-count tea light candles, various scents||January 2010 through February 2011||About $5||754870658693, 754870658709|
|Target||Sentiments 12-count tea light candles, various scents||February 2010 through June 2010||About $5||754870658334, 754870658341|
|TJX / Marshall's / Homegoods||Boo Flicker||July 2010 thru Nov. 2010||About $5||754870700026|
Modern Light Brand
|Super Value||Halloween votive holder with tea light, various scents||August 2010 through November 2010||About $1||754870668128, 754870668135, 754870668142|
|Wegmans||Four-piece Treetop Tealights, various scents||November 2010 through December 2010||About $6||754870686580|
These items were sold new+ at Fred Meyer, Home Goods, Marshalls, Super Value, Target, TJ Maxx and Wegmans stores nationwide between July 2009 and February 2011 for between $1 and $12.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the candles and return them to the store where purchased for a store merchandise card equal to the purchase price.
For additional information, contact the Pacific Trade International at (800)331-8339 between 9 a.m and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at http://www.chesapeakebaycandle.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Pacific Trade has received one report of the plastic cup melting while in use. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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