Bath Petals Recalls Soy Candles Due to Fire and Laceration Hazards

The candles can burn with a high flame, causing excessive heat. The heat and flame can cause the glass candle holder to shatter.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 5, 2012
Release #12-216
Firm's Recall Hotline: (855) 772-7258
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983

Bath Petals Recalls Soy Candles Due to Fire and Laceration Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Name of Product: Soy Candles

Units: About 1,600 in the United States and 1,200 in Canada

Manufacturer: Bath Petals Inc., of Gardena, Calif.

Hazard: The candle can burn with a high flame, causing excessive heat. This poses a fire hazard. The heat and flame can cause the glass candle holder to shatter. This poses a laceration hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a candle burning with a high flame and shattering the glass holder. No injuries or property damage were reported.

Description: The candles are 7.5 oz. soy candles sold in four colors and scents: Australian Eucalyptus, California Rose Garden, French Alpine and Thai Lemongrass Ginger. "Bath petals" and the scent name are printed on the glass candle holder. The following UPC codes are on the bottom of the box: 6-10696-55269-3, 7-97734-03754-8, 7-97734-03755-5 and 7-97734-03758-6

Sold at: TJ Maxx and Marshalls in the U.S. from February 2012 through April 2012 and at Homesense, Winners and Marshalls in Canada in April 2012 for about $10.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these candles immediately and contact Bath Petals for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Bath Petals toll-free at (855) 772-7258 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.bathpetals.com

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1636

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