Provo Craft & Novelty Recalls Candlsense Warmers Due to Fire Hazard



    TORONTO, June 13 /CNW/ - The Electrical Safety Authority is notifying the
public that Provo Craft has announced a voluntary recall of the following
consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately.

    Name of Product: Candlsense Warmers

    Units: About 300 units in Ontario and 5100 units in New Brunswick

    Manufacturer: Provo Craft & Novelty Inc.

    Hazard: The internal heating element of the candle warmer can detach and
    melt the bottom of its plastic casing, which can in turn ignite or
    scorch the surface on which the candle warmer is placed, posing a fire
    hazard to consumers.

    Incidents/Injuries: Provo Craft has received 11 reports of incidents in
    which the heating elements detached, including two fires and nine
    incidents of property scorching. One consumer reported a blistered
    finger.

    Description/Models: This recall involves the Candlsense warmers with
    product codes ranging from YD0629 through YD0652 and YD0701 through
    YD0708. The candle warmers measure about 4 3/4 inches in diameter. The
    heating plate is black and the surrounding area is white plastic. "Provo
    Craft & Novelty Candle Warmer Air Freshener Model: WCY-8888" and the
    product code are embossed on the underside of the warmer.

    Sold by: Wal-Mart in Mississauga, Ontario and Cottage Industry Supplies,
    Ltd. in St. Thomas, New Brunswick

    When was distributed: September 2006 - September 2007

    Manufactured in: China

    Remedy: Consumers should contact Provo Craft to receive a voucher worth
    120% of the purchase price of the candle warmer. The voucher can be
    redeemed at www.creativexpress.com.

    
    (C) Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is responsible for public
        electrical safety in Ontario. For more information visit:
        www.esasafe.com/
    





For further information:

For further information: Consumer Contact: For additional information,
contact Provo Craft at (888) 306-0132 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. MT Monday
through Friday, or visit the company's Web site at www.recall.provocraft.com

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