Yankee Candle issues recall due to laceration hazard

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Yankee Candle issues recall due to laceration hazard.

Before you light that candle - you may want to make sure it's not on the recall list.

Yankee Candle is recalling thousands of products in its Luminous Collection. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the square glass candles contain a fragrant wax with three wicks, when the candle is lit, the glass jar can crack, posing a laceration hazard.

The company said it's received 16 reports of the glass cracking, but no injuries have been reported to date.

The products were sold for about $35 exclusively at Yankee Candle stores nationwide and online at YankeeCandle.com from Sept. 2016 through Nov. 2016.

The item number is printed on the bottom of glass candle jar.

The following item numbers are included:

  • Sea Salt & Coral: 1535651
  • Blackberry & Sage: 1535890
  • Apple Blossom & Melon: 1535891
  • Sugarcane & Honey: 1535892
  • Pine & Sandalwood: 1535893
  • Cinnamon & Cedar: 1535894

Consumers should stop using the candles immediately and contact Yankee Candle for a full refund.

For more information, you can call Yankee Candle toll-free at 877-803-6890 from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or online at www.yankeecandle.com and click on "Luminous Candle Collection: Safety Notice" at the top of the page for more information.