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'''EN1783:1997SAW''' is a [[Great Britain|British]] government safety standard, applying to the performance requirements, safety, and classification of [[match]]es.<ref>[http://www.standardsdirect.org/standards/standards1/StandardsCatalogue24_view_12294.html BS EN 1783:1997 at standardsdirect.org]</ref> [[Blishen's Safety Matches]], a product manufactured in the European Union since 1847, conformed to this regulation.<ref>[[Harry Potter Wizard's Collection]] — ''Label Collection'' book {{see image|File:BlishensSafetyMatches.jpg}}</ref>
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'''EN1783:1997SAW''' is a [[Great Britain|British]] government safety standard, applying to the performance requirements, safety, and classification of [[match]]es.<ref>[http://www.standardsdirect.org/standards/standards1/StandardsCatalogue24_view_12294.html BS EN 1783:1997 at standardsdirect.org]</ref> [[Blishen's Safety Matches]], a product manufactured in the European Union since [[1840s|1847]], conformed to this regulation.<ref>[[Harry Potter Wizard's Collection]] — ''Label Collection'' book {{see image|File:BlishensSafetyMatches.jpg}}</ref>
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*The use of this safety standard is an anachronism, as it was not established until [[1997]], while [[Frank Bryce]] uses this box of matches in [[1994]].
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*EN1783:1997SAW is a real British safety standard. The reference to this standard on a prop matchbox in the [[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)|film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' is an anachronism, as the standard was established in [[1997]], and the scene in which [[Frank Bryce]] uses the matches is [[Dating conventions|canonically set]] in [[1994]].
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

Latest revision as of 03:08, September 11, 2012

EN1783:1997SAW is a British government safety standard, applying to the performance requirements, safety, and classification of matches.[1] Blishen's Safety Matches, a product manufactured in the European Union since 1847, conformed to this regulation.[2]

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