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News and Happenings - November 2003

Handmade Soap Contest

Congratulations to S.P. from Riverside, California, our November winner! S.P. will receive a gift pack of Lavender, Peppermint and Pikake handmade soap. We hope you enjoy your prize!

Happenings

ISS5 Soap Naturally International Soap Swap - ISS5 is currently under way and has participants from Australia, Brazil, Canada, New Zealand, Malta, Switzerland and the USA. For more information, please visit the Soap Naturally Australian international forum for natural soap makers at www.soapnaturally.org

Recent News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: "Candle and Soap Making For Dummies" Book

Units: 5,400

Manufacturer: John Wiley & Sons Inc., of Hoboken, N.J.

Hazard: The instructions in the book for making lye combine sodium hydroxide and water in an incorrect order. This could cause the mixture to bubble over, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The paperback book is titled "Candle & Soap Making For Dummies." The book's cover is black and yellow and has a photograph of candlesticks and slices of soap.

Sold at: Bookstores and discount department stores nationwide from August 2003 through September 2003 for about $20.

Manufactured in: United States.

Remedy: Consumers should return these books to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Contact John Wiley & Sons toll-free at (877) 762-2974 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.wiley.com.

Media Contact: Susan Spilka at 201-748-6147.


 

That should bring you up to date with what's new here at Coconut Coast Handmade Soap Co.. Have a look back at October 2003. Be sure to stop in again to see "What's New?"

Mahalo and A Hui Ho!



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