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Are UCO Candle Lanterns safe?

Are UCO Candle Lanterns safe?

The enclosed design protects the flame from coming in direct contact with other materials. A candle inside a lantern is much safter than a burning candle alone. Be sure not to touch the heat shield when the lantern is burning, or until it has had sufficient time to cool after use. It gets very hot.

How long do UCO candles last?

9 Hours

UCO Standard Candle UCO Citronella Candle
Burn Time 9 Hours 9 Hours
Candle Lantern Compatability UCO Original & Candlelier UCO Original & Candlelier
Country Of Origin Thailand Thailand
Wick Material Braided Cotton, Lead free Braided Cotton, Lead free

How do you clean UCO Candle Lanterns?

HOW DO I CLEAN EXCESS WAX FROM MY CANDLE LANTERN? Excess or spilled wax can be removed from the lantern by chipping or scraping it off with a blunt object. This is easier if you first place the part with the wax on it in a freezer for 10-20 minutes until the wax becomes brittle.

Do candle lanterns produce carbon monoxide?

Of course, any combustion yields carbon monoxide, so you want to be a little cautious and make sure you have some ventilation in the tent. And, don’t go to sleep with it burning!

How do candle lanterns work?

A sky lantern works like a hot air balloon. The candle flame bellow the shell warms up the air inside it, causing the lantern to float up and stay airborne until the candle is extinguished. Stiff edges near the bottom of the shell are meant to keep the flame away from the potentially flammable material.

How bright is UCO candle lantern?

For example, this lantern gives nearly 360 degree light as many do not. Still, all candle lanterns have problems and this is no exception. There is potential for spilled hot wax and, if you are not vigilant, fire.

Where is UCO made?

the USA
Made in the USA.

How do you get wax off a glass globe?


  1. Soak a sponge in hot water.
  2. Use the sponge to wipe down on the wax to moisten it.
  3. Using gentle and soft strokes, carefully scrape off the wax from the glass plate using a razor blade or scraper.
  4. Continue with the scraping gently until all wax remnant is off the glass plate.