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Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that Candles in Metal Tins are being recalled by CoScentrix because the candle’s surface can ignite causing a fire hazard. These candles were sold exclusively at Hobby Lobby.
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: DD Brand Tin Candles
Hazard: The candle’s high flame can ignite the surface of the wax and the polymer coating on the tin-plated container, posing a fire hazard.
Consumer Contact: CoScentrix toll-free at 888.298.2722 from 8:00am to 5:00pm PT Monday through Friday or online at www.coscentrix.com and click on “Product Recall Info” at the bottom of the page.
Units: About 126,000
Description: This recall involves 4-ounce DD branded candles sold in a round metal tin with a metal lid. The single wick candles are 2.75 inches wide by 2 inches high and were sold in 35 fragrances and colors of wax. A “DD” logo is embossed atop the metal lid. The candle fragrance is printed on a label affixed to the outside of the tin. A label on the underside of the tin is marked “$5.99” and has the SKU and batch number.
The batch numbers included are: 14070, 14071, 14072, 14073, 14076, 14077, 14078, 14132, 14134, 14135, 14139, 14140, 14155, 14156, 14157 and 14178.
Incidents/Injuries: CoScentrix has received two reports of the candle’s surface igniting and one report of minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Sold exclusively at: Hobby Lobby stores nationwide and online at www.HobbyLobby.com from June 2014 through July 2014 for about $6.00.
Manufacturer: CoScentrix, of Carson, CA.
Manufactured in: United States
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to a product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.
About the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually.
CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at 800.638.2772 or teletypewriter at 301.595.7054 for the hearing impaired.
TopicsCandles, Carson CA, CPSC, Fire Hazard, Hobby Lobby, Recall, United States, Washington D.C.
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