Paddywax Recalls Fragrance Diffusers Due to Violation of the FHSA Labeling Requirements

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: June 20, 2013

Recall number: 13-223

Recall Summary
Name of product:

Paddywax Fragrance Diffusers

The label on the diffusers violates the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA) by omitting the presence of petroleum distillates. Petroleum distillates pose an aspiration hazard if swallowed.

Consumer Contact:

Paddywax toll-free at (888) 442-3088 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at or go online at Welcome - Paddywax and click on Recall for more information.


About 2,100

The recall includes ECO and RELISH Paddywax diffusers sold in three fragrances. Fragrances include ECO Blood Orange with Bergamot, ECO Grapefruit with Coriander and RELISH Ocean Tide with Sea Salt. The diffusers were sold in a solid tan cylinder-shaped container measuring about 11-inches high by 2-3/4 inch diameter. The diffuser includes a green or blue glass vase and evaporating diffuser sticks. “Paddywax” and the fragrance name are printed on the front of the cylinder.

None reported.


Consumers should immediately stop using the diffusers and move out of reach of children and pets. Contact Paddywax for instructions on returning unopened containers and disposal of opened containers to receive a replacement product.
Sold at

Small gift shops, grocery, pharmacy, plant nurseries and spas nationwide and online at Welcome - Paddywax from January 2013 through April 2013 for about $28.

Paddywax LLC, of Franklin, Tenn.
Manufactured in

United States