Lifelike flickering flame. Made from 100% paraffin wax. A safe alternative to real candles. No open flame, no hot wax, no smoke, no soot, no worries. Safe near children and pets. Replicates the random flicker and ambient glow of a traditional burning candle. For indoor use only. 5 hour timer function. 120 hours battery life. Two AA batteries required (not included).