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Pictograms

Here you will find possible labeling of candles and its meaning.

Please find pictograms frequently used on candles and their meaning below (click on the pictograms for download).

Pictogram Explanation
General warning sign
Never leave a candle burning unattended.
Burn candles out of the reach of children and pets.

Always leave at least XX cm between burning candles.

(XX represents the minimum safety distance as recommended by the manufacturer.)
Do not burn candles on or nearby anything that can catch fire.
Do not place candles in a draught.
Do not place candles near a source of heat.
Place candles in an upright position.
Trim wick to about 1 cm before lighting.
Always snuff out the flame. Do not blow it out.
Always use a candleholder.
Keep the wax pool clear of matches and other debris to avoid flaring.
Only use tea lights in holders and warming stoves with sufficient ventilation.
Do not move a burning candle.
Use a suitable glass or holder as these candles liquefy when burning.
Never use liquid to extinguish.

Quality Mark for Candles

Award for high quality candles of the European Quality Association for Candles.