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Improving the fire safety of cigarettes

Improving the fire safety of cigarettes

an economic impact analysis

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Published by Copies from C.B. Church, Secretariat, Technical Study Group, Consumer Product Safety Commission in Washington, D.C. (5401 Westbard Ave., Washington 20207) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Cigarette industry -- United States.,
    • Cigarettes -- Combustion.,
    • Smoking and fires.,
    • Consumers" preferences -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRosalie T. Ruegg ... [et al.].
      ContributionsRuegg, Rosalie T., U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Technical Study Group on Cigarette and Little Cigar Safety.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9149.C43 U65 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 89 p. ;
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2495426M
      LC Control Number87602587

      Fire-safe cigarettes, also known as reduced ignition propensity cigarettes, are designed to stop burning when left unattended. Under a Montana law passed by the Legislature, all cigarettes sold or offered for sale in Montana must meet the same criteria for fire-safe cigarettes as in New York State. The law went into effect May 1, Cigarette Fire Safety and Firefighter Protection Act. (b) As used in this part, the following terms have the following meanings: (1) "Board" means the State Board of Equalization. (2) "Cigarette" means a cigarette as defined in Section of the Revenue and File Size: KB.

      Safety concerns have been raised by incidents involving e-cigarette fires and explosions. Report highlights. In , the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) published an alert that identified 25 separate e-cigarette fires and explosions dating to that were reported in the media. Smoking Fire Safety SMOKING SAFETY TIPS Careless smoking is the leading cause of fire deaths. Smoke alarms, smolder-resistant bedding and upholstered furniture are significant fire deterrents. Here are a few safety tips to keep you and your family from becoming a fire statistic: SMOKING SAFETY INDOORS: If you smoke, choose fire-safe Size: KB.

        The results were published online Feb. 13 in the American Journal of Public Health. "This study is the first rigorous population-based study to evaluate the effectiveness of the fire-safe cigarette standards, and shows that science-based tobacco product regulation can protect the public health," study author Hillel Alpert, a research scientist at the Center for Global Tobacco Control at the. Fire Safety & Services; Current: Fire Safety Cigarettes Fire Safety Cigarettes () Effective Aug , Fire and Building Safety Division will only be accepting a VISA Credit Card for those applications that are filed on-line from our web site. Cigarettes are the top cause of fatal residential fires in the nation. Cigarette.


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National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) – statistics, reports, a reproducible safety tip sheet and a public service announcement about smoking fire and fire safety.

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It is a similar situation to what we witnessed with the pharmaceutical industry, in which new chemicals are needed to eliminate the side-effects of the chemicals that they provided originally, as a way of avoiding an admission of : Sarah C. Corriher. Fire-safe cigarettes are less likely to cause a fire.

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One study compared the demographic characteristics of smokers whose cigarettes had started a fire with those of smokers who had not had a fire. Households with incomes of less than $10 accounted for % of smokers who had had fires and only % of smokers who had by: 4.

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Setting a safety standard for any product usually takes two to three years, but the commission hopes to introduce fire-safe cigarettes sooner, by adopting the same standard that applies in Author: Denis Campbell. Carelessly discarded cigarettes are the leading cause of deadly house fires.

Now a lawmaker is calling for a fire safe cigarette to be sold in the state N.