Paddywax Recalls Fragrance Diffusers Due to Violation of the FHSA Labeling Requirements

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Recall Summary

Name of Product: Paddywax Fragrance Diffusers

Hazard: The label on the diffusers violates the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA) by omitting the presence of petroleum distillates. Petroleum distillates pose an aspiration hazard if swallowed.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: Paddywax toll-free at (888) 442-3088 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at customer.service@paddywax.com or go online at www.paddywax.com and click on Recall for more information.

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Paddywax-Recalls-Fragrance-Diffusers

Recall Details

Units: About 2,100

Description: The recall includes ECO and RELISH Paddywax diffusers sold in three fragrances. Fragrances include ECO Blood Orange with Bergamot, ECO Grapefruit with Coriander and RELISH Ocean Tide with Sea Salt. The diffusers were sold in a solid tan cylinder-shaped container measuring about 11-inches high by 2-3/4 inch diameter. The diffuser includes a green or blue glass vase and evaporating diffuser sticks. "Paddywax" and the fragrance name are printed on the front of the cylinder.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the diffusers and move out of reach of children and pets. Contact Paddywax for instructions on returning unopened containers and disposal of opened containers to receive a replacement product.  

Sold at: Small gift shops, grocery, pharmacy, plant nurseries and spas nationwide and online at www.Paddywax.com from January 2013 through April 2013 for about $28.

Manufacturer: Paddywax LLC, of Franklin, Tenn.

Manufactured in: United States

Media Contact
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.
Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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