The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/0152/18

Product:  Candle

Name: Shaped Candle

Batch number / Barcode:  Kimball 48015

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Decorative articles

Brand: Primark

Type / number of model:  Large Glitter Tree Candle

Risk type: Fire
Due to a material defect, the coating on the candle is inadequate.
It may cause the candle to burn more quickly and aggressively, posing a fire risk.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)

Description:  Large candle in the shape of a Christmas tree with glitter.

Country of origin: Vietnam

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Belgium