2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 51 - Standards, Weights, Measures And Containers
Section 51:13-1 - Lighters, Certain, Sales, Etc. Prohibited; Definitions

NJ Rev Stat § 51:13-1 (2016) What's This?

51:13-1. Lighters, certain, sales, etc. prohibited; definitions
1. On and after January 1, 1994, no lighter shall be sold, offered for sale, given, transferred, or otherwise be assigned, furnished or made available in the State of New Jersey unless its design and construction conforms with the child resistant standards adopted pursuant to the provisions of section 3 of P.L.1991, c.487 (C.51:13-3).

"Child resistant lighter" means a lighter that is designed and constructed in a manner so that it is significantly difficult for a child under the age of 5 years to operate the device so as to produce a flame or to emit a flammable liquid, vapor, or gas.

"Lighter" means a mechanical flame producing device, be it of a disposable or refillable nature, designed for the purpose of lighting a fire, cigarette, cigar, or pipe, provided, however, that the term shall not include those mechanical flame producing devices that are refillable and have a gross fueled weight of at least 35 grams.


Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. New Jersey may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.