After a 14-year-old Long Island, New York boy was hospitalized following an accident with a gel candle, the makers of the product issued a recall, reports say.
Reports say the youngster, Michael Hubbard, poured scented candle gel into a lit candle when the fire ignited the gel and the bottle exploded. The explosion left him with third-degree burns over almost half his body, and fighting for his life. His mother, Nancy Reyer, was also injured while she extinguished the boy.
Evidently, a few days later, Nick Stone, 24 of Manhattan, suffered second- and third-degree burns over 40 percent of his body while doing the same thing, accoding to reports.
The injuries were sustained after using the FireGel citronella gel, a candle gel that is meant to be poured into ceramic pots, report say.
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