CoScentrix Expands Recall of DD Brand Candles Due to Fire Hazard; Exclusively at Hobby Lobby
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: DD brand candles
Hazard: The candle's high flame can ignite the surface of the wax, posing a fire hazard.
Consumer Contact: CoScentrix toll-free at (888) 298-2722 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.coscentrix.com and click on "Product Recall Info" at the bottom of the page.
Units: About 168,000 (About 256,000 candles sold in jars and tins were recalled in November 2014 and about 126,000 candles sold in tins were recalled in April 2014)
Description:This recall involves four types of DD branded single-wick candles: Mason jars in 5- and 12- ounce sizes, decorative jars in 10- and 20-ounce sizes, 13-ounce coffee tins and 13-ounce jars with a holiday theme. The candles were sold in a variety of fragrances and colors.
The 5-ounce Mason jars are 2.25 inches wide by 3.75 inches high. The 12-ounce Mason jars are 3 inches wide by 5 inches high. The jars have gray metal lids. The DD logo and the word Handcrafted are in raised letters on the front of the jars. The candle fragrance and size are printed on a hang tang attached to the mouth of the jars.
The 10-ounce decorative jars are 4 inches wide by 3 inches high. The 20-ounce decorative jars are 5 inches wide by 4 inches high and hold a candle. The jars have gray metal lids with the DD logo in raised letters on the top. The candle fragrance and size are printed on a rectangular label on the front of the jar.
The 13-ounce coffee tins are 3.5 inches wide by 4 inches high and have a silver metal lid. The candle size and fragrance are printed on a label that wraps around the outside of the tin.
The 13-ounce holiday candle jars are 3.75 inches wide by 4 inches high and have silver metal lids with the DD logo in raised letters on the top. The DD logo inside a floral wreath, the fragrance and size are printed directly onto the front of the jar in silver.
The SKU number is on a label on the underside of each container. Candles with the following scents and SKU numbers are being recalled:
|5-ounce Mason jar|
|Green Tea Leaf||746123|
|12-ounce Mason jar|
|Apple Spiced Cider||956797|
|Apricot Cranberry Jam||5441431*|
|Cherry Lime Spritzer||956862|
|Crushed Basil Leaves||910919|
|Meyer Lemon and Juniper||909168|
|10-ounce decorative jar|
|Clementine and Mango||957506|
|20-ounce decorative jar|
|Clementine and Mango||878900|
|13-ounce coffee tin|
|13-ounce Holiday candle|
*Candles with seven-digit SKUs are seasonal.
Incidents/Injuries: CoScentrix has received one additional report of a candle's surface igniting and no additional reports of injury or property damage. In the two previous recalls CoScentrix received a total of 31 reports of the candle's surface igniting, one report of injury and 10 reports of property damage.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the candles and return them to the nearest Hobby Lobby. Consumers with a receipt will receive a full refund. Consumers without a receipt will be issued a store credit. Online purchasers should contact CoScentrix for instructions on returning the product.
Sold at: Hobby Lobby stores nationwide and online at HobbyLobby.com from June 2014 through October 2014 for between $6 and $20.
Manufacturer: CoScentrix, of Carson, Calif.
Manufactured in: U.S.