EBPC Code of Best Practice

Promoting responsible, safe and fun use of balloons

Play your part and promote The Code of Best Practice for Balloons for the safety of consumers and the environment.

Retailers who join our program are certified by the EBPC. Participation simply involves actively promoting the FUN use of balloons in RESPECT to the environment, and ensuring consumers know where to look for further information. Retailers who sign up will be sent a window decal.

By signing up to the Balloons program, you agree to encourage and advise the following:

  • Supervise children under the age of 8 years old with balloons
  • Always use a balloon pump to inflate your balloons
  • Only sell helium filled balloons with ribbon & weight attached
  • Advise consumers to never release balloons into the atmosphere
  • Make consumers aware that latex may cause allergies
  • When you’re done – cut the end of the balloon with a pair of scissors and dispose of the spent balloon in the bin