Consumer Product Safety

Press release 2010.02.24 [Prevention of accidents with portable gas stoves]

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Prevention of accidents with portable gas stoves

National Institute of Technology and Evaluation
Product Safety Technology Center
February 24, 2010

The National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE) held a press briefing on prevention of accidents with portable gas stoves.

1. Press release

Release date:
February 24, 2010
Title:
Prevention of accidents with portable gas stoves
Publisher:
Product Safety Technology Center
Summary:
Among the product accident information submitted to the Product Safety Technology Center, accidents with portable gas stoves frequent. Whilst them, there have been accidents occurred due to improper use, and note that several accidents caused death or serious injury have been occurred. Accidents of portable gas stoves have widely reported in autumn last year. Thus, NITE decided to conduct a promotion of consumers’ awareness for proper use of portable gas stoves and prevention of such 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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