ORS 476.775¹
Laboratories
  • ignition propensity testing

(1) A laboratory that conducts ignition propensity testing for purposes of ORS 476.770 (Determination of cigarette variety ignition propensity) must have a quality control and assurance program. The program shall be designed to ensure the testing repeatability value for all test trials used to certify a cigarette variety. The repeatability value of ignition propensity testing may not be greater than 0.19.

(2) Ignition propensity testing used in a manufacturer certification submitted under ORS 476.780 (Cigarette variety certification by manufacturer) must be conducted in a laboratory that has been accredited under:

(a) The ISO/IEC 17025 standard of the International Organization for Standardization, as amended and in effect on April 17, 2007; or

(b) A standard recognized in State Fire Marshal rules as comparable to prevailing international accreditation standards. [2007 c.34 §6]

Note: See note under 476.755 (Definitions for ORS 476.755 to 476.790 and 476.995).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 476—State Fire Marshal; Protection From Fire Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors476.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.
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