Glow sticks (also known as glow sticks, light sticks) are glow-in-the-dark products that are based on a chemical reaction called chemiluminescence. Glow sticks are used, for example, by armed forces in many different countries. An ordinary Joe is familiar with them through different parties, events and concerts. Because of their cheap price, they are suitable for student parties, clubs, bars, raves, camping, airsoft etc.
Originally glow sticks have been designed for the use of armed forces, but nowadays they are used more for entertainment purposes. Glow sticks that are in our selection can be used for several different purposes. We also deliver our products to some of Finland's biggest festivals and event organizers.
The function of glow sticks is based on a chemical reaction, chemiluminescence, which creates glowing light, although sometimes LED based products are also falsely called as glow sticks. UV light reactive glow sticks are also available.
Inside glow sticks, there are two different chemical mixtures, which create the glow. Substances are not corrosive, neither will the glow stick warm up in use. However, the substances might stain clothes, for example. All of our glow sticks have a CE marking.
Full list of ingredients inside glow sticks. First item in list is name, after that code and percentage.
Yes, the glow sticks we sell are safe to use, if they are used according to the instructions. Think smart and stay safe. It isn't recommended to give glow sticks to small children, for example. Even though products are tested, there is still a change that one might break.
Our products have been tested in a Finnish laboratory (Eurofins Expert Services Oy). Glow sticks fill requirements set for jewelries and toys (used like jewelries). Glow sticks haven't been tested to be used in contact with food or as in baby or small children toys.
The liquid inside of a glow stick is not poisonous or corrosive. However, the inner tube may be made of glass or sharp plastic, which can cause damage when coming into contact with skin or mouth. Additional information about glow sticks.
If a glow stick breaks and the liquid comes in contact with eyes or skin, rinse immediately with running water, and contact a doctor if needed.
It is possible that the liquid inside of the glow stick can discolour different materials and surfaces. Therefore, it is recommended to clean the exposed area as soon as possible. Usually any colors from fabrics can be cleaned in washing machine.
There should never be a possibility that a glow stick breaks in someone's mouth, as this is unambiguously use in violation of instructions. If this happens, rinse immedialtely with a running water and contact a doctor if needed.
Glow sticks work in freezing temperatures, but their power can be weakened in a cold weather. In general, the bigger the glow stick, the better it endures cold.
If the glow stick is in motion (e.g. hanging on a string, which is moved by the wind), the durability is slightly better, because it keeps the liquid from freezing inside the tube.
Glow sticks in our selection are not suitable to be used in drinks. Please check swizzle sticks for drinks.