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Family Dollar Recalls Wax Warmers

  • Family Dollar ceramic wax warmer set
Name of Product:
Wax Warmers
Hazard:
The wax warmers can produce high flames, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
November 12, 2015
Units:
About 32,000
Consumer Contact

Family Dollar stores at 800-547-0359 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or online at www.familydollar.com, then click on Product Recalls in the Help section at the bottom of the page.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves ceramic wax warmer sets that include four vanilla-scented wax cubes for melting and a teacup-shaped ceramic warmer with an opening to insert a tea light candle. Candles are not sold as part of set.  The ceramic warmers were colored cream with gold trim, and green with gold trim.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled wax warmers and return them to any Family Dollar store location for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

Family Dollar has received 11 reports of the warmers producing high flames, including two reports of burn injuries and three reports of property damage.

Sold Exclusively At:
Family Dollar stores nationwide from April 2015 through September 2015 for $4.
Importer(s):

Family Dollar Services Inc., of Matthews, N.C.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
16-033
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