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Consultation on the Pyrotechnic Articles (Safety) Regulations 2009 (BIS) (extent=UK) - TSI response - October 2009

TSI response (PDF 95.5KB). These Regulations will implement the EU Directive on Pyrotechnics which covers, inter alia, fireworks. TSI agrees with the definition of fireworks which are subject to prohibition, but calls for the inclusion of a mechanism to prohibit novel fireworks which subsequently prove to have a similar nuisance value or be a danger to the public. TSI also suggests that all consumer fireworks whould be subject to one age limit