Global Patent Index - EP 1159378 A1

EP 1159378 A1 2001-12-05 - IMPROVED FIRELIGHTER

Title (en)

IMPROVED FIRELIGHTER

Title (de)

VERBESSERTER ANZÜNDEKLOTZ

Title (fr)

ALLUME-FEU AMELIORE

Publication

EP 1159378 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00907823 A

Priority

  • GB 0000813 W
  • GB 9904955 A
  • GB 9917252 A
  • GB 9927635 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0053700A1] A firelighter (12) for a solid fuel fire comprises a body formed substantially from combustible material, said body defining a cavity (20) enclosed at least in part by the remainder of said body and lighting means (16) extending into and being substantially surrounded by said cavity (20), said body further including ventilation means (14) extending from an exterior surface of said body to communicate with said cavity (20). The firelighter (12) burns more efficiently than conventional firelighters and is resistant to being extinguished by surrounding fuel. Preferred embodiments are moulded in one piece, in situ in packaging trays. The ventilation means (14) may comprise apertures and channels formed in the body of the firelighter. Also disclosed is a firelighter comprising a body of combustible material enclosed within a frame, which may also contain kindling material.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

C10L 11/04; C10L 11/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

C10L 11/04 (2006.01); C10L 11/06 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

C10L 11/04 (2013.01); C10L 11/06 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0053700A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 0053700 A1 20000914; AT 266714 T 20040515; AU 2928900 A 20000928; DE 60010670 D1 20040617; DE 60010670 T2 20050519; DK 1159378 T3 20040906; EP 1159378 A1 20011205; EP 1159378 B1 20040512; ES 2220412 T3 20041216

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