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5 Hour Tea Lights

Description: The recall involves Sterno Bulk Pack 5 Hour Tea Lights, item numbers 505TL and 505S. The tea lights are standard sized, white wax tea light candles contained in small aluminum cups with no additional identification markings. The tea lights were sold in cases containing 500 tealight candles. Each case contains 10 boxes with 50 individual tea light candles. This recall only involves tea lights with codes ranging from 11060 to 11151 which can be found printed on both the outside of the case and on the back of the box of 50. [Source]

5 Hour Tea Lights
Sterno Recalls Tea Lights Due to Fire and Burn Hazard

Sterno tea light

About 10,000 cases units were affected by this recall.

5 Hour Tea Lights Recall Information

Country of OriginThailand
Recall Date01/05/2012
Recall ID1168
Recall Number12710
Product TypeCandles or Candlesticks
HazardThe tea light wax can overheat resulting in the wax catching fire, posing a burn and fire hazard.
InjuriesSterno has received several reports of the flame from the tea lights catching the wax on fire. No reports of injuries have been received
RemedyStop using these candles immediately and return any unused candles to the place of purchase for a full refund. Food service distributors and restaurant supply stores have been directly notified about this recall by mail.
Remedy OptionRefund
ContactFor additional information, contact Sterno toll-free at (877) 478-3766 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at
Last Updated04/22/2016
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