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SOY CANDLES

DETAILS: Soy Candles manufactured by Bath Petals Inc. of Gardena, Calif.; sold at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls in the U.S. from February 2012 through April 2012 and at Homesense, Winners and Marshalls in Canada in April 2012. The 7.5 oz. soy candles came in four colors and scents: Australian Eucalyptus, California Rose Garden, French Alpine and Thai Lemongrass Ginger. "Bath petals" and the scent name are printed on the glass candle holder. The candles were manufactured in the United States.

WHY: The candle can burn with a high flame and cause excessive heat, posing a fire hazard. The heat and flame can cause the glass candle holder to shatter, posing a laceration hazard.

INCIDENTS: The firm has received one report of a candle burning with a high flame and shattering the glass holder. No injuries or property damage reported.

HOW MANY: About 1,600 in the U.S. and 1,200 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Contact Bath Petals at 855-772-7258 Monday through Friday between 12 p.m. and 8 p.m. EDT, or visit the firm's website at http://www.bathpetals.com .


PLASTIC BOTTLES

DETAILS: Twist'n Sparkle home beverage carbonation system plastic bottles imported by iSi North America Inc. of Fairfield, N.J.; sold at Williams-Sonoma, QVC and other national retailers and websites from June 2010 through March 2012. The bottles were sold in the starter set with one reusable bottle and the bottle set with two reusable bottles. The model numbers are printed on the bottom of the box. The plastic bottles are available in one size and the caps and bottoms come in two colors, white or gray. They were manufactured in Austria and Hungary.

WHY: The plastic bottles can explode under pressure and expel plastic parts, posing an injury hazard to anyone nearby.

INCIDENTS: The firm is aware of nine incidents involving exploding plastic bottles including three in which consumers received cuts to various parts of their upper body.

HOW MANY: About 162,700.

FOR MORE: Contact iSi at 800-645-3595 anytime or visit the firm's website at http://twistnsparkle.com .

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