The candle's wax can catch fire causing a high flame, which poses a fire and burn hazard to consumers. There have been two reports.
The recall involves three styles of outdoor citronella candles with a glazed lower portion that is brown, blue, or green. The item number 18134 can be located on the top left part of the label on the bottom of the candle.
They were sold at Ace Hardware stores nationwide from February 2006 through June 2007 for about $8.
Consumers should stop using the recalled candles immediately and return them to any Ace Hardware store for a full refund.
For further information, contact Hayes at (800) 838-5053 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at http://www.hayesco.com