Conversions

Conversions

Common conversions needed when making candles or soap. Numbers are rounded to second decimal place for ease.

Length

1 mm = 0.04 inches
1 cm = 0.39 inches
1 metre = 39.37 inches

1 inch = 2.54 cm
1 foot = 30.48 cm
1 foot = 0.30 metre

Weight

1 lb = 16 oz
1 lb = 453.59 g
1 lb = 0.45 kg

1 g = 0.002 lb
1 kg = 2.20 lb

Volume

1 US fluid oz = 29.57 ml
1 US tablespoon = 3 US teaspoons

1 litre = 33.81 US fluid oz
1 ml = 0.03 US fluid oz

Temperature

0 Celsius = 32 Farenheit

 

Fragrance Oil Guideline in Wax - By Weight   

in 1 lb wax   4% (.64oz) 

in 1 lb   5% (.8oz)

in 1 lb   6% (.96oz)

in 1 lb   10% (1.6 oz)

 

Fragrance Oil Guideline in M&P Soap - By Weight

in 1lb    1%-2% (.16oz-.32oz)

 

Link to Government Sites

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/iyh-vsv/prod/candle-bougie-eng.php

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/cosmet-person/index-eng.php

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