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Candle Safety Information

Maximise the burn of your Scentered candle, enjoy long lasting fragrance with our safety instructions.

  • Remove all packaging and place the candle on a level, heat resistant surface.
  • For best results, trim the wick to 1cm before lighting and following each burn.
  • Allow the surface wax to melt to the rim, this will establish a good “memory burn” and prevent your candle from “tunnelling”.
  • Following the 1st burn, trim the wick before lighting and burn for 2 hours, but never burn for longer than 4 hours (this avoids smoking or an enlarged flame)
  • Following the burn times, will ensure that you get the same amazing fragrance burst time after time, for hours on end.
  • Never let the flame come into contact with the outer container.
  • Place holders on a surface that will not be damaged by heat. Or use a heat resistant mat
  • Never leave burning candles unattended.
  • Always read and follow the manufacturer’s instructions supplied with candles and candleholders.
  • Burn out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Extinguish candles with a candle snuffer. Do not blow them out. Never use water to extinguish a candle.
  • Do not burn a candle that has gathered dust, wipe gently with a damp cloth before following the above directions.
  • Ensure candles are placed at least 10cm / 4 inches apart and allow headroom above the candle for the heat to disperse.
  • Ensure candles are burned away from flammable items, ie curtains
  • Candles should be burned away from other sources of heat such as television sets.
  • Keep out of direct sunlight.
  • Candles should be burned in an area free from draughts.
  • Never move a burning candle. 
  • Contact with wax may cause an allergic skin reaction and serious eye irritation. If on the skin, wash with plenty of soap and water. Wash hands and other contacted skin thoroughly after handling.