Pier 1 Three-wick Halloween candles recalled due to fire and burn hazards

Starting date:
October 9, 2020
Posting date:
October 9, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard, Burn Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-74093

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Pier 1 Three-wick Halloween candles
  • Issue: The candle's high flames can ignite the surface of the wax, posing fire and burn hazards.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled candles, cut all three wicks as short as possible, and then dispose of the product in their household trash.

Affected products

Pier 1 Three-wick Halloween candles

Product description

This recall involves Pier 1 Imports' three-wick Halloween candles in the scents "Scary Black Cherry" and "Death by Chocolate". The SKU for candles in the scent Scary Black Cherry is 4122285, and the SKU for the Death by Chocolate scent is 4122298. The SKU number is printed on the bottom label of each candle.

Hazard identified

The candle's high flames can ignite the surface of the wax, posing fire and burn hazards.

As of October 9, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

The company reported that 481 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from June 2019 to October 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Vietnam.

Companies

Distributor
Pier 1 Imports Inc.
Fort Worth
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Aroma Bay Candle Limited
Hai Phong City
VIET NAM

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled candles, cut all three wicks as short as possible, and then dispose of the product in their household trash.

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.