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More Candle Safety

Here are additional tips for burning your soy candles safely:

  • Always keep a burning candle within sight.
  • Never extinguish candles with water.
  • Use a candle snuffer to extinguish a candle.
  • Keep candles out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Trim candlewicks to ¼ inch each time before burning.
  • Never use a candle as a night light.
  • Never move a votive or container candle when the wax is liquid.
  • Never use a knife or sharp object to remove wax drippings from a glass holder.
  • Place burning candles at least three inches apart from one another.
  • Extinguish all candles when leaving a room or before going to sleep.
  • Never burn a candle on or near anything that can catch fire.
  • Be very careful if using candles during a power outage.
  • Extinguish a candle if it smokes, flickers repeatedly, or the flame becomes too high.