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Yankee Candle Recalls Luminous Candles Due to Laceration Hazard

  • Yankee Candle Luminous Candle
Name of Product:
Luminous Candle Collection
Hazard:

When the candle is lit, the glass jar can crack, posing a laceration hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
December 08, 2016
Units:
About 31,000 (in addition, about 300 units were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Yankee Candle toll-free at 877-803-6890 from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Saturday & Sunday or online at www.yankeecandle.com and click on “Luminous Candle Collection: Safety Notice” at the top of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Yankee Candle’s Luminous Collection fragrance candles. The square glass candles contain a fragrant wax with three wicks. The item number is printed on the bottom of glass candle jar. The recalled candles are approximately 4 inches wide by 5 inches high.

 

Item Number

Luminous Collection fragrance

1535651

Sea Salt & Coral

1535890

Blackberry & Sage

1535891

Apple Blossom & Melon

1535892

Sugarcane & Honey

1535893

Pine & Sandalwood

1535894

Cinnamon & Cedar


 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled candles and contact Yankee Candle to receive a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 16 reports of the glass jar cracking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Sold exclusively at Yankee Candle stores nationwide and online at www.yankeecandle.com from September 2016 through November 2016 for about $35.
Importer(s):

The Yankee Candle Company Inc., of South Deerfield, Mass.

Distributor(s):
The Yankee Candle Company Inc., of South Deerfield, Mass.
Manufactured In:
Poland
Recall number:
17-047
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