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Olympic Mountain Products recalls Essenza Tower TeaLight Warmer

Starting date:
December 30, 2014
Posting date:
December 30, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-42787

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Olympic Mountain

Affected products

Essenza Luxury Tealight Wax Warmer Brown or White

Product description

This recall involves the Essenza Luxury Tealight Wax Warmer sold by Costco Canada.  The tealight wax warmer is available in both brown and white.  The model number is 852473 with UPC codes 34644337963 and 34644337976.

Hazard identified

The Tealight Wax Warmer has the potential to pose a risk of high flames, which could lead to injury or property damage.

Olympic Mountain Products has received five reports of consumer incidents in Canada related to this product. In the United States, Olympic Mountain Products has received 22 reports of incidents related to this product.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 23,295 units were sold at Costco warehouses across Canada and approximately 29,553 units were sold at Costco warehouses in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold between September 2014 and October 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China, Canada and the United States.

Companies

Manufacturer
Olympic Mountain Products
Kent
Washington
UNITED STATES
Distributor
Costco Distribution Center
Ottawa
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return it to Costco retail location or contact Olympic Mountain Products for a full refund.

For assistance in English, contact Olympic Mountain Products Customer Service toll-free at 1-855-330-3590 (24 hours service).  For assistance in French, contact Costco Canada toll-free at 1-800-463-3783.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.