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Tarnowski, Joseph
January 2008
Progressive Grocer;1/1/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p94
Trade Publication
This article reports on the new candle labeling facing retailers in 2008. The most recent revision by standard body ASTM International includes images, as well as text, to more effectively drive home the message of safety to consumers. The revised ASTM F-2058 standard includes for the first time the optional use of pictograms in conjunction with the trio of textual cautionary statements on all candle labeling.


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