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Article Date: 07/23/2012
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Lighters’ Compliance Better, Prosafe Finds
Prosafe concluded the safety of lighters is “significantly better” in its July 10 Joint Follow-up Market Surveillance Action on Child-Resistant Lighters and Novelty Lighters. The joint EU effort involved the examination of more than 2,600 products, with laboratory testing of 29 models from the seven largest importers and manufacturers of lighters.
The lighters were chosen by surveillance authorities based on their expertise as to which lighters were most likely to not comply with safety requirements. The actions were not intended to ... Log in to view full article.