Swirled Taper Candle Holders and Sofia Taper Candle Holders recalled due to fire hazard

Starting date:
December 23, 2020
Posting date:
December 23, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-74609

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Swirled Taper Candle Holders and Sofia Taper Candle Holders.
  • Issue: Potential fire hazard causing property damage and injury.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and URBN Canada Retail Inc.

Affected products

Swirled Taper Candle Holders and the Sofia Taper Candle Holders

Product description

This recall involves the Swirled Taper Candle Holders and the Sofia Taper Candle Holders.

The recalled products can be identified as follows:
Product Style Numbers Colour SKU
Swirled Taper Candle Holder HLDSP2020
Amber 0056497571 / 0055361745
Green 0056497597 / 0055361752
Sofia Taper Candle Holder

HLDSP2016

Moss 0056497308 / 0054947544
Lavender 0056497316 / 0054947528
Peach 0056497324 / 0054947502

 

Hazard identified

The candle holders may catch fire or burn during use which may lead to property damage and injury.

As of December 17, 2020, the company has received no reports of property damage or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 12 reports of minor property damage, and no report of injuries. There were also 2 reports of minor property damage reported in the UK.

Number sold

The company reported that 257 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and 3,128 units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from February 2020 to October 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
URBN Canada Retail Inc.
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Chung Mao Ltd.
Dongguan
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact the company at 1-844-387-3164 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week in all time zones) or via email or visit the company's website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

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.