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Tequila Rose Distilling Co. Recalls Gel Candles Due to Fire Hazards
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WASHINGTON, April 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. (To access color photos of the following recalled products, see CPSC's Web site at

Name of product: Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream candle sets
Units: About 60,000
Distributor: McCormick Distilling Co., doing business as Tequila Rose Distilling Co., of Weston, Mo.
Hazard: The martini glass containing the gel candle can break while the candle is burning, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of glasses breaking while the candle was burning. No fires or injuries have been reported. Description: The recalled gel candles came in the Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream set, a Valentine's Day gift set. The candle has pink gel and is contained in a martini glass. The words "Tequila Rose" and "Made in China" are printed on the glass. The gift set also includes a 750 milliliters bottle of Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream liqueur. Sold at: Licensed alcohol beverage retail stores nationwide from January 2007 through March 2007 for about $20. Manufactured in: China (candle) Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the gel candle and contact the firm for instructions on how to get a free replacement candle. Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Tequila Rose Distilling at (800) 567-7303 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at

PHOTOS CAN BE ACCESSED AT Firm's Recall Hotline:(800) 567-7303 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Photo:

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Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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