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Study of the effectiveness of the US safety standard for child resistant cigarette lighters
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    Cigarettes more resistant to fire

    Dear Editor

    Thank you for your fine article on how child-resistant safety features on cigarette lighters have saved lives and reduced injuries of children. While I was Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), I supported this effort as well as other actions to reduce fires caused by cigarettes.

    Research conducted by CPSC and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST...

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