Consumer Product Safety

Press release 2008.10.07 [Prevention of explosion accidents involving Portable Cooking Stoves]

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Prevention of explosion accidents involving Portable Cooking Stoves

National Institute of Technology and Evaluation
Life and Welfare Technology Center
October 7, 2008

The National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE) held a press briefing on the prevention of explosion accidents involving "Portable Cooking Stoves".

1. Press release

Release date:
October 7, 2008
Title:
Prevention of explosion accidents involving "Portable Cooking Stoves"
Publisher:
Product Safety Technology Center
Summary:
In response to an explosion accident of a portable cooking stove which occurred at an annual school cultural festival in September 2008, and in view of the anticipated frequency of use of such stoves during the coming school/college festival season, NITE has issued a wide ranging appeal concerning proper usage and has held a press briefing to remind consumers of the proper use of these products to prevent further accidents.
Press briefing paper in Japanese

For more information;
National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE)
Product Safety Technology Center, Product Safety Investigation Division

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