The candles have a clear, plastic cup that can melt or ignite, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
The recall involves tea lights sold under the brand names Chesapeake Bay Candle and Modern Light.
The candles are various colors and scents.
They were sold in sets or with tea light containers.
Only tea lights that do not have any lettering imprinted on the bottom of the tea light cup are included in this recall.
They were sold at Fred Meyer, Home Goods, Marshalls, Super Value, Target, TJ Maxx and Wegmans stores nationwide between July 2009 and February 2011 for between $1 and $12.
Consumers should immediately stop using the candles and return them to the store where purchased for a store merchandise card equal to the purchase price.
For additional information, contact the Pacific Trade International at (800) 331-8339 between 9 a.m and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at http://www.chesapeakebaycandle.com