7.48 Million Candles Recalled Due to Fire and Burn Hazard

By Bryan Mercer

Retailer: Fred Meyer ... Brand: Chesapeake Bay Candle ... Description: 36-piece plastic tea light set ... Dates Sold: August 2009 through February 2011... Price: About $12 ... UPC:754870634000, 754870687846

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    Retailer: Fred Meyer ... Brand: Chesapeake Bay Candle ... Description: 36-piece plastic tea light set ... Dates Sold: August 2009 through February 2011 ... Price: About $12 ... UPC:754870634000, 754870687846

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April 26, 2011 Updated Apr 26, 2011 at 11:34 AM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) Pacific Trade International recalls tea light candles due to fire and burn hazards.

About 615,195 sets or 7.48 million candles, are involved in this recall.

The candles have a clear, plastic cup that can melt or ignite, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Pacific Trade has received one report of the plastic cup melting while in use.

No injuries or property damage have been reported.

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. (See the photo gallery for more on certain sets that have been recalled.)

Only tea lights that do not have any lettering imprinted on the bottom of the tea light cup are included in this recall.

The candles were sold 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.

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

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