Fire Safe Cigarette

(redirected from Reduced Ignition Propensity Cigarette)
A special cigarette that quickly extinguishes if ignored, which is designed to reduce unintended fires, a common cause of death in smokers.
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But if people choose to smoke then the new standards, which are about to fully enter into force, will require tobacco companies to make only reduced ignition propensity cigarettes, and potentially protect hundreds of citizens from this fire hazard," commented Health and Consumer Policy Commissioner John Dalli.
While NIST does not routinely perform product tests, it agreed to do so in this case, recognizing the important role of the FTC in assuring the public of the veracity of product claims and the high potential for reduced ignition propensity cigarettes to reduce fire deaths and injuries.
Philip Morris supports the development of a uniform national standard for reduced ignition propensity cigarettes, the spokesman notes.
Philip Morris USA supports the development of a uniform national standard for reduced ignition propensity cigarettes.

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