CLP Law for Candles

Classified, Labelled and Packaging (CLP) – UK Law

Products Statement

All FelinFach candles and melts are CLP compliant with UK law and have been since the law was introduced in 2015.

CLP UK Law for labelling of handmade candles
Handmade candles, reed diffusers and wax melts available in the FelinFach online shop, click here...


Chandlery - Handmade Candles, Reed Diffusers, Wax melts

A Chandlery? - "a handmade maker and seller of tallow, wax candles, and also usually soap". A chandlery was originally the office in a wealthy medieval household responsible for wax, candles and soaps as well as the room in which the candles were kept.



What is CLP

The CLP UK law requires candles and melts to have labels which contain the following information;

  • A warning statement, a warning triangle and and relevant safety pictograms
  • Contents, fragrances and ingredients
  • Weight of candle (not the candle and the bottle or other container)
  • Name, address and telephone number of the candle/melts maker

CLP Example Label and Warning Pictograms

CLP Example LabelCLP Warning CLP - Don't leave burning candles unattended CLP - Don't leave burning candles with children or pets CLP - Don't leave burning candles next to inflammable materials  

We also have available Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for each of our candles and fragrances.


About FelinFach

Welsh Blankets - Hand woven in in Wales in limited numbers Wool Throws - Hand woven in Wales  Craft Courses - Natural Dyeing Gift Cards - By Post or by Email Welsh Tartan Scarves Sheepskin Rugs

Our company, FelinFach Natural Textiles is located in the heart of the Preseli area of Pembrokeshire near to Boncath. We design Welsh blankets and the iconic Welsh Tapestry blankets which are hand woven at Welsh mills. We also design and make natural hand dyed yarn, cotton, silk and wool scarves are all available in our yarn store and shop. We also offer Welsh tartansSheepskin Rugs, Gift Cards and tools and books for crafters and knitters - Cocoknits, Laine, Amirisu and Making to name a few! Our candles, reed diffusers, wax melts and tealights are hand poured by us. Lastly, craft courses on hand dyeing with 100% natural dyes in the purpose designed FelinFach Dye Studio. We are a proud supporter of the Campaign for WoolAll Things Wales and Global Welsh.

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Last update 19th August 2022

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