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Home > Recalled Products > Home & Garden > Art & Decor > Candles, Holders, Firepots & Oil Lamps > Fornasetti Profumi Grande Scented Candles

Recall: Fornasetti Profumi Grande Scented Candles


On 2013-02-05, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Fornasetti Profumi Grande Scented Candles due to a potential fire and burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2010 for about $700.

Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 1st recall of products in the Candles, Holders, Firepots & Oil Lamps category in 2013. Since 2005, there have been approximately 90 similar recalls, involving about 12 million product units.

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Fornasetti Profumi Grande Scented Candles
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Image of Recalled Red and blue Sardines scented candles 178358
Image of Recalled Black and Gold Pens scented candles 989592
Image of Recalled Black and white Striped Face scented candles 441669
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Company Contact Information:

Phone: (888) 222-7639

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What is the problem?

These candles can burn with a high flame, presenting a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.

How can I tell if I own this product?

The recalled Fornasetti Profumi Grande scented candles measure about 67 ounces and have a 6 or 7 inch high ceramic vessel with one of four Fornasetti designs. Designs include monkeys with white background, red and blue sardines, black and gold pens and black and white striped face on the side of the vessels.

These items were sold new+ at Barneys New York located in New York, Beverly Hills, Chicago and Dallas and online at from October 2010 through December 2011 for about $700.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

Consumers should stop using these recalled candles and contact or return them to Barneys New York to receive a full refund.

Barneys New York: toll-free at (888)222-7639 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at and click on Customer Service, FAQs and Questions About Recalls? for more information.


Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

The firm received one report of a consumer that picked up the candle and was burned on the hand by the wax of the candle while walking.

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+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at


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