Yankee Candle recalls luminous candles due to laceration hazard

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Yankee Candle has issued a recall notice for the Luminous Collection fragrance candles.

The square glass candles contain a fragrant wax with three wicks. The item number is printed on the bottom of glass candle jar. The recalled candles are approximately 4 inches wide by 5 inches high.

Luminous Collection fragrance candles include: 1535651 Sea Salt & Coral; 1535890 Blackberry & Sage; 1535891 Apple Blossom & Melon; 1535892 Sugarcane & Honey; 1535893 Pine & Sandalwood; 1535894 Cinnamon & Cedar.

The item was sold exclusively at Yankee Candle stores nationwide and online at www.yankeecandle.com from September 2016 through November 2016 for about $35.

When the candle is lit, the glass jar can crack, posing a laceration hazard.

The firm has received 16 reports of the glass jar cracking. No injuries have been reported.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled candles and contact Yankee Candle to receive a full refund.

Contact Yankee Candle toll-free at 877-803-6890 from 7 a.m. -10 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8a.m. -8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

You can go online at www.yankeecandle.com and click on “Luminous Candle Collection: Safety Notice” at the top of the page for more information.

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