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About regulation of writer

Last update date March 11, 2019

About regulation of writer

PSC mark

A part of the safety law for everyday consumer goods enforcement order was revised on December 27, 2010, and sale regulation such as disposable writers began. As provisional measure is finished on September 27, 2011, sale of writer whom PSC mark is not shown is prohibited. Please confirm whether there is PSC mark in the case of the purchase.

※There is writer whom regulation including thing that fuel container is made of metal becomes not intended for.

PSC mark about writer adapts to Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS), and it becomes condition that there are not being "novelty writer" letting you be interested in child and CR (child is hard to operate child resistance) function.


For more information about regulation of PSC mark to homepage (the outside site) of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

About disposal of writer

For gas left on lighter, fire might occur from garbage truck. When we dispose of lighter, we use up gas, or let's dispose after degasing.

In Yokohama-shi, metal oil writer and gas cigarette lighter separate disposable gas cigarette lighters in "burnable garbage" in "small metal" and collect.

For more information about disposal procedures to homepage of Resources and Waste Recycling Bureau

Inquiry to this page

The Fire Bureau prevention department Prevention Division

Telephone: 045-334-6406

Telephone: 045-334-6406

Fax: 045-334-6610

E-Mail address [email protected]

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