Melaleuca Recalls Three-Wick Revive Candles Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
Name of product: Revive Three Wick Soy Candles
Hazard: The candles' high flames can ignite the surface of the wax, posing fire and burn hazards.
Recall date: March 11, 2021
Units: About 38,000
Consumer Contact: Melaleuca at 800-742-8094 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.Melaleuca.com/candle-recall or www.Melaleuca.com and click on Safety Notice at the bottom of the page for more information.
Description: This recall involves the Revive Three Wick Soy Candles in Winter Cedar and Warm Spiced Latte scents. The candles come in glass containers with metal lids. "Revive" and the scent type are printed on a label on the front of the container. SKU 1010030041 (for the winter cedar-scented candle) or 1010030040 (for the warm spiced latte-scented candle) is printed on the purchase receipt.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled candles, carefully cut all three wicks as short as possible to prevent the candles from being used and discard the product. Melaleuca has contacted all known purchasers directly about the recall and refund.
Incidents/Injuries: Melaleuca has received 17 reports of high flames, including 14 reports of the wax catching fire. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
Sold At: Melaleuca stores, catalog and website from November through December 2020 for between $23 and $33.
Manufacturer: EAP Innovations, of Mt. Pleasant, Pa.
Distributor: Vox Marketing Group, LLC, of Provo, Utah
Manufactured In: United States