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Lumetique recalls Botanika Candles due to fire and laceration hazards


MEDIA RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: DayNa Decker Botanika Candles

Units: About 6,000

Manufacturer: Southern California Candle Co. Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif.

Distributor: Lumetique Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: The candle flame can unexpectedly flare up and the glass container can crack, posing fire, burn and laceration hazards to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received five reports of the glass breaking and six reports of high flames. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Description: This recall involves DayNa Decker Botanika brand candles sold in 3-, 6-, and 16-ounce glass containers. The words “DayNa Decker” and Bacara, Bardou, Clementine, Indigo, Leila, Manzanita, Sierra, Taiga, Violetta, Viva, Yasmin, or Zelia appear on the bottom of the green glass container. Only Botanika candles with batch code 9J3, 9K1, 9L1 or 9L2 are included in the recall. Batch codes are printed on the bottom of the glass container.

Sold at: Resorts, spas, gift shops and specialty stores nationwide from November 2009 through January 2010 for between $30 and $75, depending on the size.

Manufactured in: USA

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the candle and contact Lumetique to receive a full credit toward the purchase of a DayNa Decker brand product.

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

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.a…

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