Some companies sell novelty lighters that can look like toys to kids. Keep them far away from where kids play. Better yet, don’t buy them at all.
Every BIC® Lighter is tested and meets or exceeds the lighter safety standards established by ISO (the International Organization for Standardization), the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and all other government agencies.
Since BIC began manufacturing lighters more than 40 years ago, it has developed the strictest quality and safety standards.
BIC’s manufacturing process is one of the most modern in the world, using the highest quality raw materials available. Its assembly processes are custom-designed to produce top quality lighters. BIC uses sophisticated computerized camera equipment that precisely measures flame height to deliver you a consistent flame every time. BIC also use specialized equipment that analyzes 100% of the lighters, which includes identifying non-conforming products, and ejects those that do not meet BIC’s stringent specifications.
BIC has developed high-technology manufacturing equipment for all lighters and processes, ensuring that all BIC® Lighters are safe and reliable in normal conditions of use. BIC is proud of this history of providing quality lighters to millions of consumers around the world, and continues to invest in the latest technology to remain a worldwide leader in lighters.