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Urban Outfitters Recalls Taper Candle Holders Due to Fire Hazard

  • Recalled Swirled Taper Candle Holder – Amber
  • Recalled Sofia Taper Candle Holder – Lavender
  • Recalled Sofia Taper Candle Holder – Moss
  • Recalled Swirled Taper Candle Holder – Green
  • Recalled Sofia Taper Candle Holder – Peach
Name of Product:
Swirled Taper and Sofia Taper Candle Holders

The candle holders can catch on fire if they come in contact with the candle’s flame, posing a fire hazard. 

Recall Date:
December 23, 2020

About 5,300 (In addition, about 300 in Canada)

Consumer Contact

Urban Outfitters at 800-282-2200 24 hours a day, email at, or online at or and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves Urban Outfitter’s Swirled Taper and Sofia Taper Candle Holders.  They are made out of resin and were sold in the following colors and SKU numbers.  The SKU number is located on the price label on the bottom of the candle holders.


Recalled Urban Outfitter Swirled Taper Candle Holders
Model Name Color SKU Numbers
Swirled Taper Candle Holder Amber 0056497571 / 0055361745
Swirled Taper Candle Holder Green 0056497597 / 0055361752
Sofia Taper Candle Holder Moss 0056497308 / 0054947544
Sofia Taper Candle Holder Lavender 0056497316 / 0054947528
Sofia Taper Candle Holder Peach 0056497324 / 0054947502

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled candle holders and return them to any Urban Outfitters store for a full refund.  Customers can also contact Urban Outfitters to receive a prepaid return label to return the candle holders by mail.  Urban Outfitters is contacting online purchasers by email; in-store purchasers should contact Urban Outfitters.


The firm has received 11 reports of the candle holders catching fire including 1 report of property damage.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Exclusively at Urban Outfitters stores nationwide and online at from February 2020 through October 2020 for between $12 and $14.

Manufactured In:

Urban Outfitters Inc., of Philadelphia, Pa.

Recall number:
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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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