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Party City Canada recalls Spring Magic Re-Lite Birthday Candles

Starting date:
July 23, 2015
Posting date:
July 23, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Flammability Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Spring Magic Re-Lite Birthday Candles

Product description

This recall involves candles which spontaneously re-ignite after being blown out. These candles are identified by the product name Spring Magic Re-Lite Birthday Candles, Item # 172400.99 and UPC 013051417383. They come in a package of 10.

Hazard identified

Candles which can spontaneously relight are prohibited in Canada under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act as they can re-ignite after disposal which can potentially lead to fires.

Neither Health Canada nor Party City Canada has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of the product in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 26 units were sold online at

Time period sold

The products were sold between February 2014 and June 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.


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What you should do

Consumers should not use the product and dispose of them in household waste.  If the product has been ignited, it should be submersed in water before throwing away.

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.