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in matches after 31 December 1910. The United States did not pass a law, but instead placed a "punitive tax" on white phosphorus-based matches, one so high as to render their manufacture financially impractical, in 1913. India and Japan banned them in 1919, and China banned them in 1925. thumb New York Times report dated 29 January 1911 (File:MatchPatentNYT.png) National JALMA Institute for Leprosy & Other Mycobacterial Diseases (NCJILOMD), Agra India


Japan

International Labour Review volume 126 issue 5 year 1987 pages 565, 571 This required each country to pass laws prohibiting the use of white phosphorus in matches. Great Britain (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland) passed a law in 1908 prohibiting its use in matches after 31 December 1910. The United States did not pass a law, but instead placed a "punitive tax" on white phosphorus-based matches, one so high as to render their manufacture financially impractical


United States

1987 pages 565, 571 This required each country to pass laws prohibiting the use of white phosphorus in matches. Great Britain (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland) passed a law in 1908 prohibiting its use in matches after 31 December 1910. The United States did not pass a law, but instead placed a "punitive tax" on white phosphorus-based matches, one so high as to render their manufacture financially impractical, in 1913. India and Japan banned them


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