19 CRR-NY 429.3NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 19. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
CHAPTER XII. OFFICE OF FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
PART 429. FIRE SAFETY STANDARDS FOR CIGARETTES
19 CRR-NY 429.3
19 CRR-NY 429.3
429.3 Test method.
(a) Testing of cigarettes shall be conducted in accordance with the American Society of Testing and Materials ("ASTM") standard E2187-02b "Standard Test Method for Measuring the Ignition Strength of Cigarettes," subject to the modifications stated in Appendix A to this Part. This standard may be obtained from the publisher at ASTM International, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, P.O. Box C700, W. Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959. This material is available for public inspection and distribution at the Department of State, Office of Fire Prevention and Control, 41 State Street, Albany, NY 12231-0001.
(b) Testing shall be conducted on 10 layers of filter paper.
(c) Forty replicate tests shall comprise a complete test trial for each cigarette tested.
(d) The performance standard required by section 429.4 of this Part shall only be applied to a complete test trial.
(e) Laboratories conducting testing in accordance with this section shall implement a quality control and quality assurance program that includes a procedure that will determine the repeatability of the testing results. The repeatability value shall be no greater than 0.19 pursuant to section 429.4 of this Part.
19 CRR-NY 429.3
Current through April 15, 2020
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