MVP Group Recalls Glass Jar Candles Due to Laceration Hazard

The glass lid can break when the jar is being opened, posing a laceration hazard.

Recall date: November 24, 2015
Recall number: 16-047
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  • Garden Bouquet Candle

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    Garden Bouquet Candle

  • Mandarin Vanilla

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    Mandarin Vanilla

  • Pineapple Mango

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    Pineapple Mango

  • Vanilla Icing

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    Vanilla Icing

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Glass Jar Candles with Lids

Hazard:

The glass lid can break when the jar is being opened, posing a laceration hazard.

Consumer Contact:

MVP Group toll-free at 877-240-1707 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email candlelid@mvpgroupint.com, or online at www.mvpgroupint.com and click on “Recall” for more information. 

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 720,000

Description

The glass jar candles have glass lids and weigh about 18 oz. They were sold under various brand names, scents and colors, including:

 

Store

Brand

Scent or Color

Big Lots

Living Colors Candles

 

Everyday Reflections

Apple Berry, Mandarin Vanilla, Pineapple Sage, Sparkling Rain, Vanilla, Tahitian Vanilla, Fresh Escape, Bamboo, Lavender, Tranquil Sunset, Poly Orchard, Serenity Springs, Honeysuckle, Bluebell, Garden, Hyacinth, Tigerlily, Jasmine

Dollar General

True Living

Tri Jar Ocean Wtr Rain, Tri Jar Island Braz Passn, Tri Jar Vanilla Sugar, Tri Jar Pom Cherry Berry, Harvest Splendor, Heavenly Home, Vanilla Sugar, Lemon Mont, Salted Caramel, Apple Cinnamon, Pineapple Mango, Blackberry Macaroon, Hawaiian Paradise

Family Dollar

Everyday Home

Fruit, Cinnamon Bun, Assorted Sweets, Vanilla Icing, Watermelon, Assorted Berry, Stormy Night, Pineapple Coconut, Tritone Blue, Tritone Pink, Tritone Carmel, Tritone Kiwi, Tritone Fruit, Tritrone Apple

Incidents/Injuries

There have been 16 reported incidents resulting in laceration injuries, some requiring medical attention, including one requiring stitches.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the candles and call MVP to arrange for a full refund. If jars are unopened, consumers should not attempt to open them. 

Sold at

Big Lots, Dollar General and Family Dollar stores between February 2015 and November 2015 for about $5.

Manufacturer(s)

MVP Group, of Charleston, S.C.

Manufactured in

USA and China

  • Garden Bouquet Candle

  • Mandarin Vanilla

  • Pineapple Mango

  • Vanilla Icing