Yankee Candle issues recall due to laceration hazard

Posted at 5:37 AM, Dec 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-12 15:55:24-05

(NBC) - Yankee Candle is recalling about 31,000 of its candles after reports of the jar cracking.

The recall involves Yankee Candle's Luminous Collection fragrance candles.

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The square glass jars can crack when the candle is lit, posing a laceration hazard.

Yankee candle has received 16 reports of the jars cracking, but no reports of injuries.

The candles were sold exclusively at Yankee Candle stores nationwide and at Yankee from September through November.

Consumers can contact the company for a full refund.

Yankee Candle can be reached toll-free at 877-803-6890 from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Saturday & Sunday.

Courtesy: NBC News Channel