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Dangers of phthalates and paraffin wax candles

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Dangers of phthalates and paraffin wax candles

Many popular brands of store bought candles are made with paraffin wax and emit hazardous fumes while burning. We recognized the urgent need to avoid these toxic chemicals to protect our own health and yours.  We learned so much that we did not know about candles when we were researching how to make the best candles on the market: Did you know? Paraffin wax is distilled from petroleum, a by-product of gasoline production. Burning paraffin wax candles releases dangerous chemicals, such as carcinogenic benzene and toluene, into the air we breathe, which have been linked to lung diseases such as...

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Welcome to the Bittersweet CC Blog!

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Welcome to the Bittersweet CC Blog!

Check out our blog to read a little backstory about the beginning of Bittersweet Candle Co...

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