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Cost Plus World Market recalls bleeding drip taper candles

The candles’ high flame can ignite the surface of the wax

Photo source: CPSC
Cost Plus Management Services of Alameda, Calif., is recalling about 8,400 bleeding drip taper candles.

The candles’ high flame can ignite the surface of the wax, posing a fire hazard.

The firm has received two incident reports, including one of a candle catching on fire. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

This recall involves Cost Plus World Market’s bleeding drip taper candles sold in a pack of two candles.

The unscented wax candles, which are black and bleed red wax as they melt, measure about 10 inches long.

World Market, Bleeding Drip Taper Candles and SKU/UPC 544668/000000544668 can be found on the product packaging.

The candles, manufactured in China, were sold at Cost Plus World Market and World Market stores nationwide and online at from August 2017, through October 2017, for about $7.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled candles and return them to any Cost Plus World Market or World Market store for a full refund.

Consumers may contact Cost Plus toll-free at 877-967-5362 from 7 a.m. to midnight (ET) daily or online at and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.

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