Red FlagLoose Votive Candles Recall

Swan Creek Candle Co. issued a recall of 715,000 of its Loose Votive Candles. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, “the candles can burn with a high flame, posing a fire and burn hazard.”

Product Information:

  • Product Name: Loose Votive Candles
  • Manufacturer: Swan Creek Candle Co., of Swanton, Ohio
  • Units: About 715,000
  • Places Sold: 
    • Swan Creek Candle company stores in Florida, Michigan and Ohio
    • Small candle shops nationwide
    • On-line at
  • Dates Sold: From January 2012 through November 2012
  • Price of Product: About $2

Click to view pictures of the recalled Loose Votive Candles.

Injuries and Incidents To Date:

  • There have been no reports of fire or property damage.
  • There have been about 89 reports of the candles with high or erratic flames.
  • There have been four reports of minor burns.


If you or a loved one has purchased the recalled candles, you should immediately stop using the candle.  Furthermore, you should return the recalled candles at the place of purchase for a full refund or a replacement poured votive candle.  If you purchased the candles online, contact Swan Creek Candle Co. at (888) 804-8492 to arrange a refund or replacement candle.

Additional Information:

For information on the recall, consumers can contact Swan Creek Candle Co. toll-free at (888) 804-8492.  Consumers may also contact the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Hotline by calling (800) 638-2772.

What to Do if You or a Loved One Has Been Affected by a Recalled Product:

If you have become injured as a result of the recalled candles, you may be entitled to compensation. Here at, we have experienced attorneys specializing in products liability cases.  Most of the attorneys at offer free initial consultations, so it would be advantageous to speak to an attorney to discuss your potential legal claims.