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About 17,000 candle rings recalled by Yankee Candle due to fire hazard

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Posted at 8:49 AM, Dec 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-23 08:49:43-05

Yankee Candle is recalling about 17,000 decorative candle rings due to a fire hazard, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The candle rings’ synthetic foliage and berries are flammable, posing a fire hazard.

About 15,000 have been recalled in the U.S. and 2,000 in Canada.

The recalled decorative pine berry candle ring goes around the base of a candle and
is made of synthetic green foliage with synthetic red berries and pinecones. The ring measures about 9 to 10 inches in diameter and has an opening of about 4 to 4 1/2 inches. Candle rings with UPC number 8 86860 02558 8 or 8 86860 06357 3 on a tag attached to the underside of the ring are included in the recall.

Click here to read the complete recall report.