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Olympic Mountain Products Recalls Tealight Wax Warmers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Costco (Recall Alert)

The tealights in the warmers can burn with an erratic or high flame.

Recall date: December 30, 2014
Recall number: 15-715
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Tealight Wax Warmer sets

Hazard:

The tealights in the warmers can burn with an erratic or high flame, posing fire and burn hazards.

Consumer Contact:

Olympic Mountain Products toll-free at (800) 937-2545 anytime, or online at www.MyEssenza.com and click on “Recall Alert Notice” for more information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

In conjunction with

Units

About 209,000 sets in the United States and 23,000 sets in Canada

Description

This recall involves ceramic tealight warmer sets that include four tealight candles, four sets of scented wax cubes for melting, and a ceramic warmer with a metal stand and a glass dish to hold the wax cubes.  The ceramic tealight warmers are white with a green glass dish or brown with an orange glass dish for the wax cubes. “Essenza” is printed on the front of the packaging and Costco item number #852473 is printed on the sides of the packaging.

Incidents/Injuries

Olympic Mountain Products has received 22 reports of tealights with erratic or high flames, including two minor burn injuries to consumers and one incident resulting in minor property damage.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tealight wax warmer sets and return them to Costco for a full refund. Costco is contacting its customers directly.

Sold exclusively at

Costco Wholesale stores nationwide from August 2014 through October 2014 for about $20.

Importer(s)

Olympic Mountain Products Inc., of Kent, Wash.

Manufactured in

U.S., Canada and China

  • Tealight wax warmer—green

  • Tealight wax warmer--orange

  • Tealight wax warmer set

  • Tealight wax warmer set