Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

Hallmark Recalls Candles Due to Fire and Laceration Hazards

Name of product: Frosted balsam jar candles

Hazard: When the candle is lit, the glass jar can break, posing fire and laceration hazards.

Remedy: Refund

Recall date: December 20, 2019

Units: About 4,500

Consumer Contact: Hallmark at 800-HALLMARK (800-425-5627) from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.hallmark.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the homepage for more information.

Description: This recall involves the frosted balsam soy blend jar candles. The scented candles are green and have three wicks. The candle's glass jar measures about 5 inches high and 4.5 inches in diameter and has a metal top. Hallmark, frosted balsam and an image of a snowy pine cone appear on the front of the candle. Date code 9211D, SKU code XKT1747 and UPC code 763795556991 appear on a white label on the candle's underside.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled candles and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund of the purchase price and a $10 Hallmark Gold Crown gift card.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 6 reports of the glass jar breaking, resulting in fire damage to nearby items. No injuries have been reported.

Sold Exclusively At: Norman's Hallmark stores in New Jersey and Pennsylvania from September 2019 through December 2019 for about $28.

Distributor: Hallmark Marketing Company LLC, of Kansas City, Mo.

Manufactured In: United States