Consumer product recall

Anecdote Autumn Glass Double Wick Candles recalled due to Fire and Laceration Hazards

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Summary

Product
Anecdote Autumn Glass Double Wick Candles; Sold exclusively at Anthropologie
Issue
Consumer products - Fire hazard
Consumer products - Laceration hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled products.

Affected products

This recall involves Anecdote Autumn Glass Candles in the scents ‘Fireside Chats,’ ‘Weekend Getaway,’ ‘Sweater Weather,’ and ‘Fall Feels.” The candle’s scent and “Anecdote Candles for Anthropologie” are printed on a label on the side of the glass candle container. The candles are made with the following materials: glass tumblers, wood lid, cotton core wick, Phthalate-free fragrance oil, coconut-soy wax blend. The SKU number is located on the price label on the bottom of the candles.

Recalled products

Style

Style Number

SKU

Fireside Chats

AF21FIR

0063344923

Weekend Getaway

AF21WEE

0063344980

Fall Feels

AF21FAL

0063344964

Sweater Weather

AF21SWE

0063344949

Issue

The double wick candles can achieve higher than usual flames, causing the glass container to break, posing risks of injury and property damage.

As of January 21st 2022 Anthropologie has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States and the United Kingdom, Anthropologie has received nine reports of the candles flaming up, cracking or breaking apart while in use, resulting in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the candle and return it to an Anthropologie store. If the candle cannot be returned in store, consumers should visit www.anthropologie.com/recall for instructions on how to cut the candle wicks, provide verification of this to Anthropologie, and receive a full refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Anthropologie by telephone at 1 (844) 387-3164 or by email at recall@urbn.com.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Anthropologie

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.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 623 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from August 2021 to December 2021.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in the United States

Details
Original published date: 2022-02-16
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer product - Household items
Companies

Importer

Anthropologie

URBN Canada Retail, Inc.

Toronto, Ontario

Canada

Manufacturer

Anecdote Candles

Brooklyn, New York

United States

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-63915