Consumer Product Safety

Press release 2010.05.11 [Prevention of fire accidents with grills of gas cooking stoves]

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Prevention of fire accidents with grills of gas cooking stoves

National Institute of Technology and Evaluation
Product Safety Technology Center
May 11, 2010

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

1. Press release

Release date:
May 11, 2010
Title:
Prevention of accidents with fire accidents with grills of gas cooking stoves
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 “grills of gas cooking stoves (hereafter referred to as “grills”)”, and the most causes of these accidents are due to improper use by and/or carelessness of the consumers. Since it’s considered necessary to offer a room for consumers to understand the contents of accidents with grills as well as how to use them properly for prevention of such accidents, 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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