Always use candle on a protected, heat-resistant surface. Keep wax pool free of wax trimmings or any foreign material. Stop burning when 1/2 in. (12.7 mm) of unmelted wax remains at bottom to avoid breakage. Keep wick(s) centered. To reduce sooting, trim wick to 1/4 in (6.3 mm) prior to ea lighting. Container will be hot when candle is lit, do not move. Do not burn more than 2 hours ea use. Avoid using in drafty areas. Never leave burning candle unattended. Keep away from things that can catch fire. Keep away from children and pets. Container will be hot.