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CoScentrix Recalls Candles in Metal Tins Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Hobby Lobby

Date: 
August 12, 2014
Brand: 
CoScentrix, of Carson, Calif.
Sold At: 

Hobby Lobby stores nationwide and online at HobbyLobby.com from June 2014 through July 2014 for about $6.

Problem:

The candle’s high flame can ignite the surface of the wax and the polymer coating on the tin-plated container, posing a fire hazard.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 126,000
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should immediately stop using the candles and return them to the nearest Hobby Lobby. Consumers with a receipt will receive a full refund, without a receipt a store credit will be issued. Online purchasers should contact CoScentrix for instructions on returning the product.

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.

Incidents/Injuries: 

CoScentrix has received two reports of the candle’s surface igniting and one report of minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Manufactured In: 
United States

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