Candle Safety

Safety First

1. For best burning performance and to reduce soot emissions, trim the wick to   

        ¼  inch each time before burning.


2. Do not exceed burning candles for more than 4 hours.


3. Discontinue use when ½ inch of wax remains.


4. Place on a flat, heat resistant surface that is away from anything flammable.


5.  Remove any decorative accents prior to burning.


6. Extinguish candles with a wick dipper.


7. Do not drop foreign matter, wick trimmings, or matches into wax pool.


8. Keep burning candles away from drafts, vents and air currents.


9. If using a glass container, remember the glass becomes hot during operation.


10.  Extinguish a candle if it smokes flickers repeatedly, or the flame becomes too high.


11. Always burn candles in well ventilated room.


12. And the most important rule of all, never leave a burning candle unattended.


Candles should be stored in a cool, dark, dry place and, for tapers, in a flat position to prevent warping. When stored properly, candles can be enjoyed for years and play an import role in traditions.

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