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BJ’s recalls tiki torches after burn injuries

WASHINGTON—BJ’s Wholesale Club is recalling about 90,000 tiki torches sold nationwide between January 2015 and November 2023 after two people reported burn injuries from the item.

The recall involves Berkley Jensen Citronella 72-inch Tiki Torches sold at BJ’s Wholesale Club. The Tiki Torches are five inches wide and 72 inches high, or six inches wide and 72 inches high on a wrought iron stake. The torches were sold with copper-plated, nickel-plated, black, or gray torch tops with a fiberglass wick.

According to the recall, the firm has received nine reports of the tiki torch top breaking open or falling off, which has caused two reported burn injuries. The tiki torches were sold exclusively at BJ’s Wholesale Club locations nationwide and online.

Customers are now being told to stop using the tiki torches immediately and to contact BJ’s Wholesale Club for a full refund. Customers can also dispose of or return the tiki torches to BJ’s Wholesale Club between January 2015 and November 2023 for a refund.

Shoppers can call BJ’s Wholesale Club at 800-257-2582 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Saturday and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET Sunday, email at and click on the email icon, or visit and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page.

This article was written with the assistance of AI and reviewed by a human editor.

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