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

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–August 12, 2014.  Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: August 12, 2014
Recall number: 14-254

  • CoScentrix “DD” Candle

    CoScentrix “DD” Candle

Recall Summary

Name of product: DD Brand Tin Candles

Hazard:  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.

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.

Recall Details

Units:  About 126,000

Description:  This recall involves 4-ounce DD branded candles sold in a round metal tin with a metal lid. The single wick candles are 2.75 inches wide by 2 inches high and were sold in 35 fragrances and colors of wax. A “DD” logo is embossed atop the metal lid. The candle fragrance is printed on a label affixed to the outside of the tin. A label on the underside of the tin is marked “$5.99” and has the SKU and batch number. Candles included in the recall have the following SKU numbers:

#195156 – Smoke Away

#517060 – Spiced Raisin Cake          

#517417 – Frosted Forest      

#518886 – Holly Berry                      

#524058 – Spicy Currant

#526970 – Sugar Plum                       

#534628 – Celebration

#540559 – Winter Blossom               

#546333 – Vanilla Toddy

#763979 – Autumn Moonlight          

#764126 – Fern Leaf

#764720 – Sea Spa                            

#765891 – Eucalyptus Verbena

#766188 – French Berries                  

#767434 – Italian Linen         

#779405 – Lavender & Sage             

#782136 – Clementine & Mango

#783910 – Spiced Amber

#785444 – Grapefruit & Cinnamon

#787473 – Pink Pepper                      

#792978 – Beach Get-A-Way           

#798389 – Southern Magnolia           

#798546 – Spring Bouquet

#804492 – Lemonseed & Parsley      

#804526 – Cinnamon Embers

#807990 – Tuscan Harvest                

#808006 – Vanilla Orchid

#808048 – Vintage Luxe                   

#819417 – Mulberry Apple

#826776 – Bamboo Jasmine  

#832436 – Aged Driftwood  

#835348 – Parisian Garden    

#835702 – Summer Sunshine

#840579 – Roasted Pear        

#841080 – Cashmere Petals

The batch numbers included are: 14070, 14071, 14072, 14073, 14076, 14077, 14078, 14132, 14134, 14135, 14139, 14140, 14155, 14156, 14157 and 14178.

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.

Remedy:  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.

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

Manufacturer:  CoScentrix, of Carson, Calif.

Manufactured in:  United States

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