The CPSC received reports of 16 candleholders that broke while the candle was lit. The broken candleholders could cause a laceration injury, but the CPSC was not aware of any injuries that had occurred due to the defect.
Yankee Candle encourages consumers who purchased the company’s Luminous Collection candles to return the product (in any condition) to the company for a full refund. The scented candles were produced in six fragrances, including Sea Salt and Coral, Blackberry and Sage, Apple Blossom and Melon, Sugarcane and Honey, Pine and Sandalwood, and Cinnamon and Cedar. The recalled products originally retailed for $35.
Glass that is intended for use around heat sources should be tempered for safety. Tempered glass can resist heat damage up to about 400°. Glass has become a very popular decorating material. Tempering the glass can not only help the glass resist sudden or significant changes in temperature, it can also help the glass to absorb impacts better without shattering.
If you intend to use glass in large volumes to decorate your home – as a wall covering or countertop material – consult with a local glass shop before installing plate glass. A glass shop can provide custom fit, tempered glass for use in your home. Tempered glass cannot be cut once it has been heat-treated, so it must be fit prior to heat treatment.
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