Popular candles recalled over serious fire and safety risks

A RANGE of popular candles have been recalled after it was found the wax could ignite, posing a serious fire risk.

Product Safety Australia said the recall affects Peter Alexander ‘Scented 400g Large Triple-Wick Candles’ in several fragrances – Coco Caramel, Persimmon Pop, Amber, Fresh Mint and Unicorn.

“The wax in the candle may ignite, causing a fire and safety hazard. The ignition of the wax may also lead to the glass container fracturing or shattering,” the PSA recall reads.


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“The defect poses a risk of injury and creates a fire hazard.”

Customers are being urged to immediately stop using the candle and return the candle to their nearest Peter Alexander store for a full refund.

Photograph of Scented Candle Coco Caramel 400gPhotograph of Scented Candle Persimmon Pop 400g
Photo of Scented Candle Unicorn 400gPhoto of Scented Candle Fresh Mint 400gPhoto of Scented Candle Amber 400g

For further information, contact your local Peter Alexander store or call 1300 366 683 or email customerservice@peteralexander.com.au

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While I love candles, the thought of something like this happening in my home scares me. I’m glad i’ve found a no flame no mess way to scent my home.