More than 1.2 million Mainstays three-wick candles by Star Soap Star Candle Prayer Candle and sold exclusively at Walmart are being recalled due to fire and laceration hazards.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the candle wicks can burn too close to the side of the container, causing the glass to break, posing fire and laceration hazards.
This recall involves Mainstays Three-Wicked Candles in round 14-ounce glass jars sold with Halloween and autumn themes. The candles were sold with a metal lid and in seven different names: Jack-O-Lantern, Mystic Fog, Warm Apple Pie, Warm Fall Leaves, Fall Farm House, Pumpkin Spice and Magic Potion. Mainstays and the candle’s name are printed on the side of the candle. The candles are about 4 inches long by 4 inches wide.
The firm has received 12 reports of the candle burning too close to the side of the container and the glass cracking, resulting in one report of a minor cut and multiple reports of damage to nearby items. The firm has received one report of a fire.
The candles were sold at Walmart stores nationwide and online at www.walmart.com from September 2022 through November 2022 for about $7.
Consumers can contact Star Soap Star Candle Prayer Candle at 800-680-2474 from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.recallrtr.com/autumncandle.