Target recalls 2.2 million candles because the glass jar can break

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The retailer has received 19 reports of that happening

Target has announced the recall of 2.2 million Threshold candles due to a potential laceration risk. The company says the candle’s jar can crack or break during use.

The recall involves certain Threshold Glass Jar 5.5 ounce 1-Wick and 20-ounce 3-Wick Candles in multiple scents. The recalled item numbers are printed on the product stickers located on the bottom of the glass jars. 

You can find the complete list of item numbers here.

Target received 19 reports of the candle jar breaking or cracking during use, resulting in one minor injury. The candles were sold at Target stores nationwide and www.target.com from February 2020 through July 2023 for between $3 and $12.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled candles and return them to any Target store for a full refund, or contact Target to receive a prepaid return label to return the candles by mail.

Consumers may contact Target at 800-440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT daily, online or at https://help.target.com/help/ or www.target.com and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page, then on “Home Goods” for more information. Consumers can also click the “Product Recalls” tab on Target’s Facebook page for more information.

The recall number is 23-255.

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