19 CRR-NY 429.4NY-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 429.4
19 CRR-NY 429.4
429.4 Performance standard.
(a) When tested in accordance with section 429.3 of this Part, no more than 25 percent of the cigarettes tested in a test trial shall exhibit full length burns.
(b) Each cigarette listed in a certification submitted pursuant to section 429.6 of this Part that uses lowered permeability bands in the cigarette paper to achieve compliance with the performance standard set forth in subdivision (a) of this section shall have at least two nominally identical bands on the paper surrounding the tobacco column. At least one complete band shall be located at least 15 millimeters from the lighting end of the cigarette. For cigarettes on which the bands are positioned by design, there shall be at least two bands fully located at least 15 millimeters from the lighting end and 10 millimeters from the filter end of the tobacco column (or 10 millimeters from the labeled end of the tobacco column for a non-filtered cigarette).
(c) The manufacturer or manufacturers of a cigarette that the Office of Fire Prevention and Control determines cannot be tested in accordance with the test method prescribed in section 429.3 of this Part shall propose a test method and performance standard for such cigarette to the Office of Fire Prevention and Control. Upon approval of the proposed test method and a determination by the Office of Fire Prevention and Control that the performance standard proposed by the manufacturer or manufacturers is equivalent to the performance standard prescribed in section 429.4 of this Part, the manufacturer or manufacturers may employ such test method and performance standard to certify such cigarette pursuant to section 429.6 of this Part. All other applicable requirements of this Part shall apply to such manufacturer or manufacturers.
19 CRR-NY 429.4
Current through April 15, 2020
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