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Comparisons of the propensity of fire safe cigarettes and conventional cigarettes to ignite textile materials used in a domestic environment: Fire Research Report 8

Comparisons of the propensity of fire safe cigarettes and conventional cigarettes to ignite textile materials used in a domestic environment: Fire Research Report 8

Published 26 January 2006
Type(s) Research and statistics
Site Fire and emergencies
Product code 05 FHSD 03608
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Summary

The purpose of this research was to undertake comparative cigarette ignition tests on a range of materials used in domestic furnishing.

The results indicate that the Reduced Ignition Potential cigarettes do reduce the risk of inducing flaming ignition, but the risk is not eliminated.

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