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Title 16Chapter IISubchapter BPart 1210Subpart A → §1210.3


Title 16: Commercial Practices
PART 1210—SAFETY STANDARD FOR CIGARETTE LIGHTERS
Subpart A—Requirements for Child Resistance


§1210.3   Requirements for cigarette lighters.

(a) A lighter subject to this part 1210 shall be resistant to successful operation by at least 85 percent of the child-test panel when tested in the manner prescribed by §1210.4.

(b) The mechanism or system of a lighter subject to this part 1210 that makes the product resist successful operation by children must:

(1) Reset itself automatically after each operation of the ignition mechanism of the lighter,

(2) Not impair safe operation of the lighter when used in a normal and convenient manner,

(3) Be effective for the reasonably expected life of the lighter, and

(4) Not be easily overriden or deactivated.

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