balloon care instructions

Balloon Care Instructions & Disclaimer

1. General Balloon Care:

1.1. Latex Allergy Warning: Some of our balloons are made of latex. If you or any recipient has a latex allergy, please refrain from handling the balloons and inform us immediately.

1.2. Keep Away from Children: Balloons can pose a choking hazard for young children. Keep balloons and balloon pieces out of reach of children. Adult supervision is required.

1.3. Handle With Care: Balloons are inherently fragile and tend to burst easily and therefore, it must be handle with care and prevent any mishandling. We will require you to conduct an physical check on received balloons and to report us immediately if there is any issue.

2. Air-Filled Balloons:

2.1. Inflation: Air-filled balloons can be inflated using a pump or by straw. Do not overinflate as this may cause the balloon to burst.

2.2. Avoid Heat and Sunlight: Keep air-filled balloons away from heat sources and direct sunlight, as prolonged exposure may cause them to deflate.

2.3. Secure Placement: Ensure air-filled balloons are securely fastened to prevent them from floating away or tangling.

3. Helium-Filled Balloons:

3.1. Professional Helium Inflation: Helium-filled balloons should be inflated by a professional using the appropriate equipment.

3.2. Floating Time: Helium balloons have a limited floating time. Floating times may vary based on factors such as balloon size, environmental conditions, altitude, temperature changes and many other factors. It is important to understand each type of balloons by their floating lifespan as an advisory measurement. We do not encourage to collect the balloons early as it will shorten the lifespan of the floating hours. You are strongly encouraged to collect the balloons on the same date as your event or celebration.

3.3. Avoid Overloading: Do not overload helium balloons with excessive attachments or additional weight, as this may impact their floating time.

3.4. Helium Inhalation: Helium is non-toxic, but inhaling it directly from a balloon can cause dizziness and should be avoided.

4. Handling and Storage:

4.1. Avoid Sharp Objects: Keep balloons away from sharp objects, rough surfaces, and pointed edges to prevent popping or damage.

4.2. Proper Disposal: Dispose of balloons responsibly. Burst balloons should be properly discarded to avoid ingestion by animals or small children.

5. Environmental Considerations:

5.1. Biodegradability: Latex balloons are biodegradable, but it is important to dispose of them responsibly. Release helium balloons outdoors with caution and adhere to local environmental guidelines.

5.2. Alternative Materials: Consider alternative materials for balloon use if environmental concerns are a priority.

6. Disclaimer:

6.1. Assumption of Risk: The use of balloons involves an assumption of risk. We are not liable for any injury, damage, or adverse reactions resulting from the use or mishandling of our balloons.

6.2. Customer Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to follow care instructions, warnings, and guidelines provided by handicroft.

By purchasing and using our balloons, customers acknowledge and agree to these care instructions and disclaimers.