EUROPEANS WORRIED BY DANGEROUS LIGHTERS
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Majority of Europeans are worried by information that pocket lighters with the capacity to kill and maim are openly on sale across the continent
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According to European Commission figures, 40 are killed and 1900 injured every year in Europe because of accidents with lighters, many of them children. However, nearly 75 per cent of lighter models tested by Prosafe don't meet the required safety standards, despite an emergency European Commission decision banning the marketing of non-compliant lighters. The vast majority of these are imported lighter models.
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