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Candle and Candle Accessory Test Package



Candle and Candle Accessory Test Package

Service Scope

Ever popular, but potentially dangerous, candles and their accessories are a leading cause of household fires causing damage to property and injuring people, sometimes fatally. Meet applicable standards, reduce product recalls and improve safety for consumers with candle and candle accessory testing from SGS and its global network of testing laboratories.

Protect consumers and prove that your products meet or exceed the regulatory safety requirements for candles and their accessories. Developing compliant products from the beginning saves time and money. The most common causes of candle fires and burn injuries are:  

  • Excessive flame height
  • Secondary wick ignition (e.g. the wick may not be centered correctly) 
  • Burn through of the side wall  
  • End of life (what happens at the end of the burning process)  
  • Instability of the candle, or candle accessory  
  • Excessive thermal heat on candle holders 
  • Lack of adequate consumer warnings  

Indoor candles 

  • Taper candles  
  • Pillar candles
  • Tealights 
  • Birthday/cake candles  
  • Gel candles 
  • Fragranced candles  

Outdoor candles 

  • Garden torches  
  • Oil lamps  
  • Lanterns  


  • Candle holders  
  • Candle rings  
  • Candle burners  
  • Potpourri burners
  • Oil burners (fragrance and decorative) 

In addition, EU REACH & California Proposition 65 (CA Prop 65) chemical testing is included in this testing package. 

Test Plan

Sample Size 
It will be advised in order confirmation email upon purchase

Turnaround Time (working days)
9 working days 

Test Description

There are specific standards required to be tested for compliance in the US and EU markets. Therefore, the following tests will be included according to the US / EU market test package.

Standard / Regulation  Content  
EU REACH Regulation   Major chemical related regulation in the market according to EU regulation  
Prop 65 Court Case (US California)  Chemical testing according to US California Proposition 65. Specific court case will be selected.   
EN15493 (EU) Standard    

A Physical and mechanical test for ensuring the performance product according to EU regulation

ASTM F2058 (US) Standard

ASTM F2417 (US) Standard 

A Physical and mechanical test for ensuring the performance product according to US regulation

Only applicable test items will be conducted on selected product nature and destination market. Detailed test item list will be included in order confirmation email upon order purchase. If the battery is included, additional battery requirements shall be arranged.

Strengths & benefits

Regulatory Experts
Ensure your product compliance to specific countries requirement

Global Network
Provide worldwide coverage and access to all key locations & markets

Order flow

1. Check Out

Confirm selections and fill in contact info

2. Arrange Payment

Pay by credit card or bank transfer offline​

3. Confirm Test Plan

Confirm test and product details

4. Send Sample

Send the sample with printed form

5. Receive Report

Receive our test report by email


Online Payment
  • Order acknowledgment email will be sent to you by system after successful payment
  • Order confirmation email with service details will be sent to you within 1 working day by our specialist
Offline Payment
  • We accept T/T bank transfer payment
  • Order acknowledgment email with bank details for payment will be sent to you by system after order submission
  • Please arrange payment and send payment receipt to our specialist by email
  • Order confirmation email with service details will be sent to you after payment verification by our specialist


You can add them to shopping cart and proceed to checkout for placing your order online. You will receive an order acknowledgment with order details after online order.

It is not necessary to create an account for online purchase, you can select Guest Checkout to place an order without an account.

However, creating an account offers additional benefits:

  • Your contact information will be saved securely for a faster checkout
  • Track your order status and history

If you place an order as a guest, please check our notifications at your email box. Please remember to check promotional and junk mail box if you can’t find it.

If you place an order as a member, please log in and check the status of your order under “Quote Request” or “Orders”.

SGS TIC Mall only accepts US$ for checkout.

You will receive a test application form, sample requirement and delivery details in confirmation email upon successful payment, please complete the form and send the required sample(s) to our competence center in Hong Kong.

Please contact your dedicated specialist to submit your request. It will be reviewed case by case depending on the order process.

No, you can’t cancel and refund the paid order unless there is a quality or service delivery issue.

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