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Northern Lights recalls Alaura jar candles sold at Costco due to laceration, fire hazards

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Northern Lights, Inc. is recalling approximately 139,500 Alaura jar candles that were sold at Costco.

The recalled jar candles can shatter, crack, or break apart while burning, posing laceration and fire hazards.

The recall involves the Alaura Brand Two-Tone Jar Candles. The two-tone candles come in a decorative glass container with a metal lid. They come in two scents; Frosted Forest and Vanilla Biscotti. “Alaura Candles” is printed on a sticker located on the bottom of the glass container.

Northern Lights has received 138 reports of the jar candles shattering, cracking, or breaking apart, including three reports of laceration injuries.

The candles were sold at Costco Wholesale Warehouses nationwide and online at from August 2021 through September 2021 for about $17.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled candle and return it to any Costco for a full refund. Consumers who are not able to return the Candle to a Costco Warehouse can contact Northern Lights by email at for instructions on how to cut the candle wicks, provide verification of this to Northern Lights, and then dispose of the candle to receive a full refund.

Costco is also contacting all known purchasers directly.

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