Pacific Trade International Inc. of Rockville, Md., has recalled 615,195 sets (about 7.48 million) tea lights. The candles have a clear, plastic cup that can melt or ignite, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers. Pacific Trade has received one report of the plastic cup melting while in use. No injuries or property damage have been reported. The recall involves tea lights sold under the brand names Chesapeake Bay Candle and Modern Light. The candles are various colors. They were sold in sets or with tea light containers. Only tea lights that do not have any lettering imprinted on the bottom of the tea light cup are included in this recall. The tea lights were sold at Fred Meyer, Home Goods, Marshalls, Super Value, Target, TJ Maxx and Wegmans stores nationwide between July 2009 and February 2011 for between $1 and $12. Consumers should immediately stop using the candles and return them to the store where purchased for a store merchandise card equal to the purchase price. For additional information, contact the Pacific Trade International at (800) 331-8339, or visit the company’s website at http://www.chesapeakebaycandle.com.
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