Type of Notification
regular notification
Date of Distribution
2018.07.05
WTO Country
Agency Responsible
The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS)
Regions Affected
The Chief Executive Officer National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) Private Bag X25 Brooklyn Pretoria 0075 Tel: +27 12 482 8822 Fax: + 27 8677468450 E-mail: Theresa.Stoltz@nrcs.org.za Web site: http://www.nrcs.org.za
Notified Document Details
<p style="margin:2px !important;">The proposed amendment to VC 8076, the Compulsory Specification for the Safety of Lighters</p>
ICS Code
Covered Products
<p style="margin:2px !important;">Lighters</p>
Description of Content

This specification applies to cigarette, cigar and pipe lighters. It specifies the conditions governing the placing of lighters on the market and the minimum safety requirements that lighters shall satisfy in order to ensure the protection of the health and safety of users.

The compulsory specification applies to organisations and individuals who manufacture, import, distribute and supply in anyway cigarette, cigar and pipe lighters.

Relevant Documents

The draft amended VC 8076, the Compulsory Specification for the Safety of Lighters; and

ISO/SANS 9994, Lighters — Safety specification

Final Date of Comments
2018.09.03
Contact Details
WTO/TBT Enquiry Point The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) T: +27 12 428 6229| | www.sabs.co.za E-mail: wto@sabs.co.za
Document Online Link (EN)
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