ISO 9994:2018 Preview

Lighters -- Safety specifications

This document specifies requirements for lighters to ensure a reasonable degree of safety for normal use or reasonably foreseeable misuse of such lighters by users.

This document applies to all flame-producing products commonly known as cigarette lighters, cigar lighters and pipe lighters.

It does not apply to matches and flame-producing products intended solely for igniting materials other than cigarettes, cigars, and pipes.

General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2018-12
  • Edition : 5
    Number of pages : 27
  • :
    ISO/TC 61/SC 4
    Burning behaviour
  • 97.180
    Miscellaneous domestic and commercial equipment

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