Please see the following resources:
- "Candles and Incense as Potential Sources of Indoor Air Pollution: Market Analysis And Literature Review, " dated Jan. 2001.
- "Candle Burning as a Potential Source of Indoor Air Pollution," on page 5 of the "Inside IAQ" newsletter, Spring/Summer 2001 issue
- Particulate matter: PM, also known as particle pollution, is a complex mixture of extremely small particles and liquid droplets. Fine particulate matter can be found in smoke.
- For more information on the air quality in your home, school, or place of work, visit EPA’s Office of Indoor Air Quality
- Can the use of fragrances indoor cause health impacts?
In addition, the Household Products Database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine links over 14,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by manufacturers and allows scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients. The database allows users to search by brand of household product (including candles) for health effect information.
Search for Candles: Household Products Database