Making a BIC® Lighter

The BIC® Lighter is recognized as a worldwide leader in producing a safe, reliable flame for millions of consumers every day, in more than 160 countries around the world.

There can be no compromise on lighter safety. That’s why safety is BIC’s number one priority. When you choose a BIC® Lighter, you are bringing home a product that is child-resistant, long-lasting and has passed more than 50 individual quality and safety inspections.

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.

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Commitment To Safety

Even with a safe and reliable lighter, it is still important to use and store your lighter safely and properly. Every BIC® Lighter has a child-resistant mechanism, but no lighter is child-proof. That’s why BIC is committed to fire safety education through the play safe! be safe?® fire safety education program – now in use for more than 20 years – as well as this new Flick it Safely awareness initiative.

Fire is an important part of our lives. We love grilling, telling stories by the campfire and getting warm and cozy next to our fireplaces. We use candles to scent the home, add ambiance to the dinner table setting or celebrate birthdays with our friends and families.

Your BIC® Lighter, when used properly, is a safe, reliable tool to use for these activities. We hope this site will be a resource for you and your family, and that the tips and resources will be helpful as you use your BIC® Lighter to light all of your family’s special moments.

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