Fake Jo Malone Candles Could Explode

A counterfeit team has been busy intercepting knock off products like jewelry, hand bags and candles before they get to UK homes.

Unfortunately, Jo Malone’s famous scented candles are also being copied. The packaging looks the same, but the glass containers could explode. It might be tempting to go for money saving knock offs, but in this case it’s downright dangerous!

‘The glass has been shown to explode when the candle is lit, so the danger of injury to anyone buying these is very high,’ stresses Christine Heemskerk, lead officer in consumer and product safety for the Trading Standards Institute. (Source: Will you fall for Santa frauds? Britain flooded by ‘designer’ Christmas gifts that are actually dangerous fakes)

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