Hobby Lobby Candle Recall Isued After Fires, Injury Reported

Following reports of more than two dozen problems with Hobby Lobby candles sold throughout the U.S., more than 130,000 of the DD brand candles have been recalled due to a risk of fire, property damage and burn injuries.

The Hobby Lobby candle recall was announced by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on November 18, after the manufacturer received at least 29 reports that suggested that the candle’s high flame may ignite the surface of the wax, causing a fire.

Among the reports of fires caused by the Hobby Lobby candles, at least nine reports involved property damage and one case resulted in a consumer injury.

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The recall was announced as part of an expansion of a CoScentrix candle recall initially announced in April, which consisted of 126,000 various candle brands. The CoScentrix recall now includes an estimated 256,000 candles on store shelves across the United States.

The recall includes DD brand single-wick Hobby Lobby candles sold in 5 and 12 ounce Mason jars, 10 and 20 ounce decorative jars, 13 ounce coffee tins and 13 ounce holiday-themed jars. All styles of the candles were sold in a variety of fragrances and colors.

The recalled DD Brand Hobby Lobby single-wick candles contain one of the following item numbers; 505362, 571190, 574350, 575019,583096, 589416, 704841, 706093, 706622, 713784, 713982, 746776, 747204, 748335, 752972, 755595, 760520, 863894, 869784, 875369, 879007, 881342, 881797, 889535, 890947, 907097, 909234, 910950, 949172, 956276, 956326, 956748, 956813, 956953, 956979, 956987, 956995, 957001, 957134, 957217, 957381, 957415, 957656, 957670, 957688, 957753, 957985, 958058, 5441332, 5441340, 5441381, 5441399, 5441407, 5441423, 54415415.

The Hobby Lobby candles were manufactured in the United States by CoScentrix LLC, of Carson, California, where they were distributed for sale exclusively at Hobby Lobby stores nationwide as well as online at HobbyLobby.com from June 2014 through October 2014 for between $6 and $20.

CoScentrix is asking customer to discontinue using the recalled candles and return them to the nearest Hobby Lobby store. Customer with receipts for their candle purchase will be given a full refund whereas customers without receipts will be given store credits. Customers who ordered the recalled products online should contact CoScentrix at 888-298-2722 or visit them online at www.coscentrix.com for information on how to return the product.


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