About 256,000 DD brand candles were recalled by CoScentrix, of Carson, Calif. About 126,000 candles sold in tins were previously recalled in April 2014. The candles’ high flame can ignite the surface of the wax, posing a fire hazard.
This recall involves DD branded candles sold in 5- and 12- ounce Mason jars, 10- and 20-ounce decorative jars, 13-ounce coffee tins and 13-ounce holiday-themed jars. The single-wick 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 with plain 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 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 plain 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 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. For a full listing of candle scents and SKU numbers for being recalled, visit: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/CoScentrix-Expands-Recall-of-DD-Brand-Candles/.
CoScentrix has received 29 reports of the candle’s surface igniting and nine reports of property damage. One injury has been reported.
The candles were sold exclusively at Hobby Lobby stores nationwide and online at HobbyLobby.com from June 2014 through October 2014 for between $6 and $20. 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. 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 “Recall Information” at the bottom of the page.
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