Standard Active Last Updated: May 24, 2022
ASTM F2058-07(2021)

Standard Specification for Candle Fire Safety Labeling

Significance and Use

5.1 Fire safety warnings will help ensure that information concerning the safe use of candles is presented to consumers to help prevent fires.

Abstract

This specification covers requirements for fire safety information to be placed on candle units of sale. It also includes requirements that retailers and distributors shall follow. Fire safety warnings will help ensure that information concerning the safe use of candles is presented to consumers to help prevent fires. The fire safety warning must be placed on the unit of sale and shall be visible to the consumer at the point of sale. The fire safety warning shall not be covered, obstructed, or removed by the manufacturer, distributor or retailer. The text-only fire safety warning shall consist of the safety alert symbol followed immediately by the signal word “WARNING” in uppercase boldface letters. The text-and-pictogram fire safety warning shall consist of the safety alert symbol followed immediately by the pictograms.

Scope

1.1 This specification covers requirements for fire safety information to be placed on candle units of sale. It also includes requirements that retailers and distributors shall follow. It is not the intent of this specification to address any other labeling requirements.2

1.2 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

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Details
Book of Standards Volume: 15.11
Developed by Subcommittee: F15.45
Pages: 9
DOI: 10.1520/F2058-07R21
ICS Code: 13.200; 71.100.99