Manufacturers shall submit a written certification attesting that each variety of cigarette listed in the certification has been subjected to ignition propensity testing and meets the fire safety performance standard. The certification shall provide the following information for each variety of cigarette listed:
- Brand name shown on the cigarette packaging.
- Style, such as light or ultralight.
- Length in millimeters.
- Circumference in millimeters.
- Flavor, such as menthol or chocolate, if applicable.
- Whether the cigarette is filtered or nonfiltered.
- Packaging description, such as soft pack or box.
- Description of the packaging marking approved by the State Fire Marshal.
- Name, address and telephone number of the laboratory conducting the ignition propensity testing, if other than the laboratory of the manufacturer.
- Date of the ignition propensity testing.
The certification of a cigarette variety is valid for three years from the effective date of the legislation effective date or three years from initial submittal after the date of receipt and payment of the certification fee for each brand style to be sold in Alaska. Payment is to be made to the State of Alaska and sent to the State Fire Marshal with the certification application and testing data.
If a manufacturer certifies a cigarette variety and later makes any change that is likely to alter the cigarette varietys compliance with the fire safety performance standard, before distributing the changed cigarette variety in Alaska, the manufacturer shall retest the ignition propensity of the variety.