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Candle Safety Advice

Scented candles contain fragrance oil which may contain chemical allergens.

Never leave a lit candle unattended.

Keep the wick of your candle trimmed to 5mm - this helps to prevent sputtering and sooting.

Keep away from children and pets.

Never burn a candle in a draft or near flammable materials.

Always place candles on secure, flat surfaces but NEVER under shelves - the heat can increase very quickly.

Never use a scented tealight in an oil  burner as the fragrance oil causes the candle to burn with greater heat. This can prove dangerous and cause the oil burner to overheat ruining the scent of the wax but also potentially damaging the burber.

Candles should be extinguished with a snuffer (or the back of a spoon) rather than blowing them out.

In order to gain full enjoyment from your candle and experience the full burn time, follow the safety advice above but also the burning advice below.

The size of the wick and volume of fragrance oil have been calculated to ensure maximum enjoyment of scent throw and longevity of burn. When you burn a candle you should make sure that the melt pool reaches the full diameter of the container to prevent tunneling on future burns. A candle should not be burned for more than 4 hours at a time to prevent a build up of too much heat, if the wick starts to flicker or sputter, extinguish the candle, wait for it to cool and then trim the wick to 5cm.

Candle saftey is paramount. A lit candle should never be left unattended.


CLP information

Lubylu® creations are all CLP compliant meaning that where necessary you’ll see labels with more information than you ever thought you needed for a candle or wax melt!

The law changed in 2015 to ensure that people with allergies to any of the 26 known EU allergens have a better source of information regarding the products they buy.

The formulations haven’t changed, the products haven’t suddenly become dangerous, it’s just the labels that have been updated.

Some of the allergens that have to be notified are present in natural fragrances such as Limonene, Linalool and citral which are present in citrus fruits!