Consumer Product Safety

Press release 2010.04.13 [Prevention of accidents with lighters]

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Prevention of accidents with lighters

National Institute of Technology and Evaluation
Product Safety Technology Center
April 13, 2010

The National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE) held a press briefing on the prevention of accidents with lighters.

1. Press release

Release date:
April 13, 2010
Title:
Prevention of accidents with lighters
Publisher:
Product Safety Technology Center
Summary:
Among the product accident information reported to the Product Safety Technology Center, there have been many accidents occurred due to lighters. Some of them had occurred due to playing with fire by children or improper use, and more than one accident have been causing death or serious injuries. Accidents due to playing with fire by children have widely covered recently nonetheless. Thus, to prevent accidents with lighters, it’s considered necessary for consumers to understand the mechanisms of accidents properly, and NITE decided to conduct a promotion of consumers’ awareness.
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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