Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request - Safety Standard for Multi-Purpose Lighters

CPSC requests an extension to OMB to collect more information about the standard for multi-purpose lighters.
mayo 15, 2014






As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) announces that the CPSC has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for extension of approval of a collection of information associated with the Safety Standard for Multi-Purpose Lighters (OMB No. 3041-0130). In the Federal Register of March 4, 2014 (79 FR 12186), the CPSC published a notice to announce the agency's intent to seek an extension of approval of this collection of information. CPSC received no comments in response to that notice. Therefore, by publication of this notice, the Commission announces that CPSC has submitted to the OMB a request for extension of approval of that collection of information without change.


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Written comments on this request for extension of approval of information collection requirements should be submitted by June 16, 2014.


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Submit comments about this request by email: or fax: 202-395-6881. Comments by mail should be sent to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the CPSC, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. In addition, written comments that are sent to OMB also should be submitted electronically at, under Docket No. CPSC-2010-0053.



For further information contact: Robert H. Squibb, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; (301) 504-7815, or by email to:




CPSC seeks to renew the following currently approved collection of information:


Title: Safety Standard for Multi-Purpose Lighters.


OMB Number: 3041-0130.


Type of Review: Renewal of collection.


Frequency of Response: On occasion.


Affected Public: Manufacturers and importers of multi-purpose lighters.


Estimated Number of Respondents: 59 firms will test on average 2 models per firm.


Estimated Time per Response: 50 hours/model.


Total Estimated Annual Burden: 5,900 hours (59 firms × 2 models × 50 hours).


General Description of Collection: The Commission issued a safety standard for multi-purpose lighters (16 CFR part 1212) in 1999. The standard includes requirements that manufacturers (including importers) of multi-purpose lighters issue certificates of compliance based on a reasonable testing program. The standard also requires that manufacturers and importers maintain certain records. Respondents must comply with these testing, certification, and recordkeeping requirements for multi-purpose lighters.


Dated: May 9, 2014.

Todd A. Stevenson,

Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission.

[FR Doc. 2014-11121 Filed 5-14-14; 8:45 am]