Bath Petals’ Soy Candles Recalled due to Fire and Laceration Hazard

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Bath Petals has announced a voluntary recall of some soy candles because of fire and laceration hazards.

Why it’s being recalled: The candle can burn with a high flame, causing excessive heat. This poses a fire hazard. The heat and flame can cause the glass candle holder to shatter. This poses a laceration hazard.  Bath Petals has received one report of a candle burning with a high flame and shattering the glass holder. No injuries or property damage were reported.

Description: The candles are 7.5 oz. soy candles sold in four colors and scents: Australian Eucalyptus, California Rose Garden, French Alpine, and Thai Lemongrass Ginger. “Bath petals” and the scent name are printed on the glass candle holder. The following UPC codes are on the bottom of the box: 6-10696-55269-3, 7-97734-03754-8, 7-97734-03755-5 and 7-97734-03758-6

Where it was sold: The soy candles were sold at TJ Maxx and Marshalls in the U.S. from February 2012 through April 2012 and at Homesense, Winners and Marshalls in Canada in April 2012 for about $10.

Consumers should stop using these candles immediately and contact Bath Petals for a full refund.  For additional information, contact Bath Petals toll-free at (855) 772-7258 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.bathpetals.com.

View the full recall on the CPSC’s website here.

Health Canada’s press release is available here.

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