Retailers Guidelines

When following these stated guidelines and safety instructions, Sky Lanterns are perfectly safe and a truly beautiful sight when released.

When selling Sky Lanterns you have a responsibility to the public and also to the environment. You should always ensure that the following sky lantern sales guidelines are followed:

  • Only selling 100% bio-degradable and wire free lanterns
  • High quality fuel source
  • Supply a comprehensive operating and safety instructions
  • Must only sell to persons over the age of 18

It is a retailer responsibility to publish information contained in the safety leaflet on their websites, catalogues and any other points of sale.

  • Keep Lanterns in a dry area and avoid humidity
  • Keep water or a fire extinguisher nearby
  • Launch Lanterns in calm and windless weather (wind speed to be no more than 5 mph)
  • Light Lanterns in an open area and avoid trees, buildings, houses or any other high obstructions that may obstruct the Lantern’s launch path
  • Do not launch Lanterns within 5 miles of an airport
  • Avoid high voltage wires, transformers, substations, gas stations or any other explosive or hazardous area
  • Never smoke around the launch of the Lanterns
  • Individuals under the influence of alcohol should not ignite Lanterns
  • Not to be used by children and must be under supervision in launch area