Tommy Bahama Recalls Mini-Tin Candle Travel Sets Due to Burn Hazards

Mar 01, 2011, 13:00 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.  It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.


Name of product: Mini-Candle Travel Sets

Units: About 1,800

Distributor/Retailer: Tommy Bahama Group Inc., of Seattle, Wash.

Hazard: The candle flame can spread from the wick to the wax causing a larger than expected flame, posing a risk of burns to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Tommy Bahama has received two reports of candle flames extending to the wax area. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves Tommy Bahama six tin mini-candle travel sets. The mini-tin candles have the following scents: pineapple paradise, pineapple cilantro, maui mango, coconut mango, hibiscus blossom and caribbean breeze. The six tin candles are packaged in a beige carton with a matching sleeve that reads "Tommy Bahama," "mini candle travel set" and "Set of 6 mini tins." Various color labels are affixed to the top of the bronze-colored tins listing the individual candle scents.

Sold at: Tommy Bahama retail stores nationwide and online at from November 2010 through January 2011 for about $40.

Manufactured in: United States and China

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled candles and contact Tommy Bahama for a refund. Consumers can also return the mini-candle set to their nearest Tommy Bahama retail store.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the firm toll-free at (866) 986-8282 between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. PT Monday through Sunday, or visit the firm's website at

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Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 986-8282

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission