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Target recalls nearly five million Threshold candles

The candle’s jar can crack or break during use, posing laceration and burn hazards.

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Target Corporation of Minneapolis, Minn., is recalling about 4.9 million Threshold Glass Jar Candles.

The candle’s jar can crack or break during use, posing laceration and burn hazards.

The firm has received 137 reports of the candle jar breaking or cracking during use. Six injuries were reported, including lacerations and severe burns.

This recall involves Threshold Glass Jar 5.5 ounce 1-Wick, 14-ounce 3-Wick and 20-ounce 3-Wick Candles in multiple scents.

A list of the recalled item numbers, which are printed on the bottom of the glass jars, may be found here.

The glass jar candles, manufactured in Vietnam, were sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide and online at www.target.com from August 2019, through March 2023, for between $3 and $20.

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 at https://help.target.com/help/targetguesthelpprarticledetail?articleId=ka95d000000scq3AAA&articleTitle=Threshold+Glass+Jar+Candles&newsSafetyParCat=Product+Safety+%26+Recalls&productRecallCat=Product+recalls&searchQuery for more information.

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