Overview of the conventional home fragrance sector
According to a study by ADEME (Environment and Energy Management Agency), burning candles and incense in a home is a source of indoor pollution with the emission of certain molecules that can present health risks.
With the health crisis and the increase of time spent at home, consumers are looking for healthy, pleasant and soothing scents. They are turning to increasingly personalized products that evoke well-being and health.
What is the purpose of the Natural Home Fragrances label?
The labeling Candles and home fragrances of natural and organic origin is an Ecocert standard implemented since February 1st, 2019.
This labeling guarantees:
The standard defines 2 labels
The criteria for obtaining the label:
For both labels, 100% of the total ingredients in the finished product must be of natural origin (except for alcohol denaturants)
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Key figures - ECOCERT candles and home fragrances
There are 1,200 labeled products, including :
More than 120 customers are involved in this demanding labeling process, 84% of which are in France.
Source: ADEME study synthesis