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Yankee Candle Recalls Luminous Candles Due to Laceration Hazard

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

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

Recall Date:
December 08, 2016
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 and click on “Luminous Candle Collection: Safety Notice” at the top of the page for more information.

Recall Details


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


Sea Salt & Coral


Blackberry & Sage


Apple Blossom & Melon


Sugarcane & Honey


Pine & Sandalwood


Cinnamon & Cedar



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


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 from September 2016 through November 2016 for about $35.

Manufactured In:

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


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

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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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