Jacent recalls Crave Party Candles
- Starting date:
- September 7, 2018
- Posting date:
- September 7, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Household Items
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Flammability Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Crave Party Candles (Relighting candles only)
This recall involves candles which spontaneously re-ignite after being blown out. These candles are identified by the brand name Crave and UPC 637118111238. The candles are sold in a package of 12 and include one of the two phrases:
- "Blow them out and watch them Re-lite" / "soufflé et surveille les re-lite" or
- "Relight / Rallumez"
Candles which can spontaneously re-ignite are prohibited in Canada by the Candles Regulations under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act as they can re-ignite after disposal, potentially causing fires.
As of August 23, 2018 the company has received 1 report of spontaneous re-ignition in Canada, and no reports of injuries.
Approximately 6,957 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold at various Loblaw banner stores from February 2018 to August 2018.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Jacent Strategic Merchandising
Loblaw Companies Limited
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the product and discard or return the product to any Loblaw banner store for a full refund.
For additional information, consumers can contact Jacent Strategic Merchandising customer service by telephone at 1-800-220-5264 ext. 124 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET.
|Ontario||Joe Fresh® Standalone, Real Canadian Superstore®, Fortinos®, Loblaws®, Nofrills®, Your Independent Grocer®, Valu-Mart®, Gas Bar, Affiliate, and Zehrs Markets®|
|Atlantic||Atlantic Superstore®, Dominion®, Atlantic Your Independent Grocer®, Nofrills®, Affiliate, and Joe Fresh® Standalone.|
|Québec||Joe Fresh® Standalone, Maxi®, Maxi® & Cie, Axep, Intermarche, and Provigo®|
|West||Joe Fresh® Standalone, Real Canadian Superstore®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club™, Wholesale Clue®, Nofrills®, Your Independent Grocer®, Extra Foods® and Independent (Retail).|
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.
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