Follow the steps below to help minimize risks when burning candles:

- Follow the instructions/warnings on the printed label

- Trim candle wicks to 1/4 inches before lighting and then again every 2-3 hours

- Avoid buying candles with multiple wicks that are close together

- Use well ventilated candle holders that do not tip over, avoid wooden/plastic holders, and use caution with glass as they break when too hot.

- Do not drop matches into candles

-Keep away from materials that can catch fire

-Keep out of reach of children and pets

-Do not leave candles unattended & extinguish before you go to sleep

Reference: https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/healthy-living/your-health/products/candle-safety.html