Millions of candles sold exclusively at Target have been recalled due to severe burns and lacerations.

Target is one of the most popular retail chains in the United States. Many people run to Target to buy clothes, groceries, electronics, and home goods like candles.

An internet search reveals so many people are wondering if there is currently a recall on the candles sold at Target.

QUESTION

Is there currently a recall on the candles sold at Target?

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ANSWER

Yes, Target has recalled nearly 5 million Threshold candles due to reports of serious burns and lacerations.

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WHAT WE FOUND

Target recalled 4.9 million of its Threshold-brand candles after receiving numerous reports of lacerations and serious burns during use, US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) says on its website.

The recall includes certain Threshold candles in 5.5 oz 1-Wick, 14 oz 3-Wick, and 20 oz 3-Wick glass jars in many different flavors, including Apple Blossom and Breeze, Coconut Sorbet, Charcoal, and Black Teak.

Target has received 137 reports of the candle jar breaking or cracking during use notice of withdrawal. The CPSC reports six injuries, including lacerations and severe burns.

Target and the CPSC say the recalled candles were sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide and on Target.com from August 2019 through March 2023. The recall numbers are printed on the bottom of the glass candle jars. Click here for more information on the recalled products.

The CPSC says consumers should stop using the recalled candles immediately and return them to any Target store for a full refund. People can also contact Target at 800-440-0680 daily from 7am to 10pm CT to return candles by mail.

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