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Recalled: Olympic Mountain Tealight Wax Warmers

Posted at 5:42 AM, Dec 31, 2014
and last updated 2014-12-31 05:43:40-05

BETHESDA, Md. — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of certain tealight wax warmers due to fire and burn hazards.

Below is the information on which models are impacted.

Recalled Tealight Wax Warmer

Olympic Mountain Products Tealight Wax Warmer sets — The tealights in the warmers can burn with an erratic or high flame, posing fire and burn hazards.  About 209,000 sets in the United States are impacted.  They were sold exclusively at Costco.

Olympic Mountain Products has received 22 reports of tealights with erratic or high flames, including two minor burn injuries to consumers and one incident resulting in minor property damage.  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tealight wax warmer sets and return them to Costco for a full refund.

This recall involves ceramic tealight warmer sets that include four tealight candles, four sets of scented wax cubes for melting, and a ceramic warmer with a metal stand and a glass dish to hold the wax cubes.  The ceramic tealight warmers are white with a green glass dish or brown with an orange glass dish for the wax cubes. “Essenza” is printed on the front of the packaging and Costco item number #852473 is printed on the sides of the packaging.

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