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Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 872-0228
Manufacturer: Southern California Candle Co. Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif.
Distributor: Lumetique Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif.
Hazard: The glass can break during use, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received ten reports of the glass breaking during use, two of which resulted in fires causing property damage to household items and carpet. One consumer reported a cut on her foot when the glass broke and another consumer reported a wax burn from blowing out the candle.
Description: The recalled candles were sold under the DayNa Decker "Botanika" brand in 16 ounce green glass vessels, 4 inches wide by 5 inches high. Botanika candles in the smaller 3 ounce and 6 ounce sizes are not included in the recall. The words "DayNa Decker" and "Bacara," "Bardou," "Clementine," "Indigo," "Leila," "Manzanita," "Sierra," "Violetta," "Yasmin" or "Zelia" appear on the bottom of the glass vessel.
Sold by: Resorts, spas, gift shops and specialty stores nationwide from March 2008 through April 2009 for about $76.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the candle and contact Lumetique to receive a full credit toward the purchase of DayNa Decker brand products.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Lumetique toll-free at (888) 872-0228 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.daynadecker.com