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Can I burn candles and incense around my air purifier?

  • We recommend that you don't burn candles or incense around your air purifier. The EPA found candles and incense as potential sources of indoor air pollution.
  • Burning candles and incense have potential health effects associated with exposure to contaminants and can be sources of particulate matter.
  • Exposure to incense smoke has been linked with several illnesses, and certain brands of incense also contain chemicals suspected of causing skin irritation.