What is CLP?



Understanding CLP: Ensuring Your Safety and Compliance

At The Cornish Scent Company, we prioritize your safety and the quality of our products. We want to shed light on the importance of CLP (Classification, Labelling & Packaging) regulations, as they play a vital role in ensuring that our home fragrance products, such as candles, wax melts, room mists, and reed diffusers, meet the highest safety standards.

What is CLP?

CLP regulations have been in effect since June 1st, 2015, governing the labelling of hazardous substances in the EU, including the UK. These regulations apply to any non-cosmetic product, regardless of its size, that contains hazardous substances like fragrance or essential oils. To comply with CLP, specific information must be included on the labels of our products:

  1. Product identifiers
  2. Hazard pictograms
  3. Hazard statements
  4. Allergen information
  5. Signal words
  6. Precautionary statements
  7. Supplier information

Why is CLP Labeling Important?

The CLP labels on our products are unique to each scent, as they depend on the fragrance oil used in each wax melt or candle. Not all fragrance oils contain allergens or other hazards, which means each label must be tailored to the specific product. This customization is a legal requirement, and it is calculated by the fragrance house to ensure accuracy.

Proper CLP labeling is crucial for several reasons:

  1. Compliance: By adhering to CLP regulations, we uphold the law, ensuring our business operates responsibly and ethically.

  2. Safety: Many ingredients in fragrance oils and essential oils can be irritants when used at certain levels. CLP labeling notifies you of potential risks and allows you to make informed decisions about the products you choose.

  3. Liability: Failing to provide accurate and clear CLP labels could result in legal consequences and could put both our business and our customers at risk. We take this responsibility seriously and are dedicated to your safety.

Our Commitment to Your Safety

At The Cornish Scent Company, we use carefully crafted stickers to affix CLP labels directly to the packaging of our wax melts, candles, and other home fragrance products. Additionally, our candle labels contain extra information on the safe use of the products, such as "Never leave a lit candle unattended."

We've made sure that all the necessary information is available on our website, including sample CLP labels, so you can make well-informed decisions before making a purchase. Your trust and safety are of utmost importance to us, and we are dedicated to providing you with exceptional products that meet the highest standards.

By understanding CLP regulations and ensuring compliance, we continue to deliver delightful and safe home fragrance experiences to you and all our valued customers. If you have any questions or need further information, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. We're here to help and guide you towards choosing the perfect scents for your home.



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