MINNEAPOLIS—The target calls for approximately five million candles that can break during combustion, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
The government agency issued the alert Thursday for Target’s Brand Threshold candles.
About 4.9 million candles have been recalled because items can break, burn and burn.
Target has received over 100 reports of candles cracking during use. The company says six injuries have been reported, including serious lacerations and burns.
The candles were sold nationwide at Target stores from August 2019 through March 2023 — generally costing between $3 and $20.
“Consumers should immediately stop using recalled candles and return them to any Target store for a full refund, or contact Target to receive a prepaid return label to return the candles by mail,” according to the CPSC alert.
The recall is specifically for Threshold Glass Jar Candles 5.5 ounce single wick, 14 ounce three wick and 20 ounce three wick candles in multiple scents.
Returned item numbers are printed on the bottom of the glass candle jars. According to the CPSC, item numbers include:
- Glass Jar 5.5 oz Apple Blossom & Breeze Candle – Threshold – 054-09-1488
- 5.5 oz Glass Jar Lemon Watermelon Juice Wax – Threshold – 6393-09-09
- Glass Jar 5.5 oz Coconut Sherbet Candle – Threshold – 054-09-9509
- 5.5 oz Glass Jar Candle Red Mandarin & Guava – Threshold – 9789-09-09
- 5.5 oz Glass Jar Candle Charcoal & Black Teak Wood – Threshold – 054-09-9837
- 20oz Jar 3-Wick Berry Lemonade and Melon Candle – Threshold – 054-09-0051
- Milky Glass Jar with Lid 20 oz 3 Wick Candle Charcoal and Black Teak – Threshold – 054-09-0052
- Milky Glass Jar with Lid 20 oz 3-Wick Candle Peony and Cherry Blossom – Threshold – 054-09-1217
- Milky Glass Jar With Lid 20 Oz 3 Wick Candle Mint Eucalyptus – Threshold – 3861-09-054
- 20oz Jar 3-Wick Ashwood and Palo Santo Candle – Threshold – 054-09-5401
- Milky Glass Jar with Lid 20 oz 3-Wick Candle Soft Cashmere and Lavender – Threshold – 054-09-6099
- Milky Glass Jar With Lid 20 Oz 3 Wick Wax Mandarin & Guava Red – Threshold – 054-09-6205
- Milky Glass Jar with Lid 20 oz 3-Wick Scented Candle Vanilla Bean Amber – Threshold – 054-09-8037
- Milky Glass Jar with Lid 20 oz 3-Wick Cerulean Candle Serve & See – Threshold – 054-09-8523
- 20oz Jar 3-Wick Coconut Sorbet Candle – Threshold – 054-09-8621
- 20oz Glass Jar Candle Warm Cider Cinnamon – Threshold – 0854-09-8753
- Milky Glass Jar with Lid 20 oz Apple Blossom & Breeze 3-Wick Candle – Threshold – 054-09-9473
- 20oz Jar Candle 3-Wick Candle Tangerine and Ginger – Threshold – 9926-09-094
- Woodwick 14 oz 3-Wick Milky White Glass Candle with Wood Lid and Logo Stamped Vetiver & Moss – Threshold – 054-09-0185
- 14 oz Glass Amber Lid Crackle Wooden 3 Wick Candle Coconut and Honey – Threshold – 054-09-0458
- Woodwick 14 oz 3-Wick Milky White Glass Candle with Wood Lid and Logo Stamped Coconut and Honey – Threshold – 054-09-0570
- 14 oz 3-Wick Candle Woodwick Milky White Glass with Wooden Lid and Logo Stamped Black Cedar – Threshold – 054-09-2433
- Woodwick 14 oz 3-Wick Milky White Glass Candle with Wood Lid and Logo Stamped Mango and Red Amber – Threshold – 054-09-3560
- 14 oz Glass Amber Lid Crackle Wooden 3-Wick Candle Acai Berry and Fir – Threshold – 054-09-6389
- 14 oz glass jar with wooden crackling lid 3 wick whiskey and oak candle – sill – 054-09-7215
- 14 oz Glass Lid Crackle Wooden 3 Wick Candle Pink & Cedar Wood – Threshold – 054-09-7216
- 14 oz Glass Lid Crackle Wood Candle 3 Wick Vanilla and Bergamot – Threshold – 054-09-7217
- Glass Jar with Lid 14 oz Wooden Crackle Three Wick Candle Leather and Embers – Threshold – 054-09-7218
- 14 oz Glass Amber Lid Wooden Crackle Jar 3 Wick Ocean Air Moss Candle – Threshold – 054-09-8292
- 14 oz Glass Amber Lid Crackle Wood Candle 3 Wick Rosemary and Flax – Threshold – 054-09-8344
- 14 oz Glass Amber Lid Crackle Wooden Candle 3 Wick Fir and Suede – Threshold – 054-09-8910
- 14 oz 3-Wick Glass Milky White Woodwick Candle with Wood Lid and Logo Stamped Coastal Wind and Lavender – Threshold – 054-09-8964
- 14 oz 3-Wick Glass Milky White Woodwick Candle with Wood Lid and Logo Stamped Rainwater Lily – Threshold – 054-09-9132
- 14 oz glass amber lid wood crackling 3 wick sandalwood smokeless candle – Threshold – 054-09-9219
- 14 oz Glass Amber Lid Wooden Crackle 3-Wick Eucalyptus and Palm Candle – Threshold – 054-09-9441
- 14 oz Wooden Crackle Glass Amber Lid 3 Wick Wood and Amber Candle – Threshold – 054-09-9550
- 14 oz Glass Amber Lid Crackle Wooden 3-Wick Candle Fennel and Pine – Threshold – 054-09-9851
CPSC is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973. It is responsible for consumer safety by monitoring more than 15,000 types of products. To report an unsafe product or product-related injury, call the hotline at 1-800-638-2772 or go to their website.
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