Tealight Wax Warmer Sets Sold at Costco Recalled after Injury, Damage Reports

Tealight Wax Warmer Sets Sold at Costco Recalled after Injury, Damage Reports
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December 31, 2014

Candle sets exclusively sold at Costco have been recalled after reports of burn injury and property damage.

The tealights in the Tealight Wax Warmer set can burn with an erratic or high flame, prompting more than 20 consumer complaints, including two reports of users getting burned and one report of minor property damage.

About 232,000 sets have been recalled in the U.S. and Canada by the maker, Olympic Mountain Products.

The recalled sets include a ceramic tealight warmer, four tealight candles, four sets of scented wax cubes for melting. Costco item number 852473 is printed on the sides of the packaging.

They were sold at Costco Wholesale stores nationwide from August 2014 through October 2014 for about $20.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tealight wax warmer sets and return them to Costco for a full refund. Costco is also contacting its customers directly.

Olympic Mountain Products can be contacted at (855) 330-3590.