Chocolate-scented candle

SIAR Code: 6785
Category: Food-imitating products
Source: RAPEX
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Publication Date: Dec 16, 2010
Affected Countries: France
Product Origin Country: Netherlands
Product Description: Round, chocolate-scented candle in a glass pot. It is decorated with imitation chocolate beans.
Product Brand: Unknown
Type / Number Model: Type/number of model: references: gls cup w/coffee scent bar code 8717794336339
Defect Description: The product poses a risk of choking because this chocolate-scented candle (which can be smelt even when the candle is not lit) is decorated with imitation chocolate beans which can be mistaken for coffee-bean shaped chocolate. These imitation chocolate beans fall off and fit completely into the small parts cylinder.

The product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
Risks: Choking
Measures: Voluntary stop of sales