Ensure safety on the Safety Matches you use !

When it comes to using matches, safety is of utmost importance. A safety match only ignites when struck against a specially prepared striking surface. It is usually a strip of the sides of the box. Safety matches contain red phosphorus which reacts to chemicals in the striking surface.

Apart from safety matches, there is also strike anywhere matches. The matches contain a mixture of phosphorus sesquisulfide and potassium chlorate.

Matches are typically used to light something. They are used to light a stove, lantern, fire, candle or anything else. Whenever you use safety matches, it is important to follow certain safety guidelines. Always remember, Safety First Safety Always.

  • Matches are to be respected. They can be dangerous if not used properly.

  • They should be used to light stoves, lanterns and camp fires only.

  • They must be allowed to burn in a safe area only.

  • Matches are not to be ignited and thrown.

  • Matches are to be extinguished before the flame burns down the fingers.

  • Make sure you are wearing cottons when playing with matches. Fabrics like nylon, rayon and polyester attract the flame towards it.

  • Ensure there is water or baking soda nearby to extinguish the fire.

  • Make sure there is a first aid kit nearby.

  • Keep the matchbox away from the flames.

  • Make sure there are no fuel cans nearby.

Safety Matches by Apex Matches are designed to ensure the safety of the user. However, it is important for the person using the match to follow the above safety precautions. Prevention is always better than cure.

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