Blishen's Safety Matches was a brand of Muggle matches. Introduced in 1847, they were manufactured in the European Union, conforming to the regulation EN1783:1997SAW. Boxes contained an average of 85 matches and warned users to "keep away from children," "store in a dry place," and "strike gently away from body." The company's mailing address was POBOX 2002 N7 6RG.
Behind the scenes
- In reality, the UPC number of this box's barcode actually corresponds to a Japanese box of 700MB CD-R discs.
- The notes on the side of this box are an altered version of those found on a modern box of Swan Vestas, a popular UK match brand, which has been around since 1883.