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Sweden Releases Child Safety Standard for Lighters

June 17, 2016

The Swedish Standards Institute (SIS) has released SS-EN 13869:2016 Lighters - Child Safety Requirements for Lighters - Safety Requirements and Test Methods.

The standard does not cover matches or any other lighting device intended primarily for igniting materials other than smoking materials, such as fuel for fireplaces, or for charcoal, or gas-fired grills.

The standard was published on April 21, 2016.