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The Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

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14.  Homefire (Improved) briquettes, manufactured by Coal Products Limited at Coventry, Warwickshire, which—

(a)comprise anthracite fines (as to approximately 40 per cent. to 70 per cent. of the total weight), petroleum coke (as to approximately 20 per cent. to 45 per cent. of the total weight), char (as to approximately 0 per cent. to 10 per cent. of the total weight), bituminous coal (as to approximately 5 per cent. to 30 per cent. of the weight), and an organic binder (as to the remaining weight);

(b)were manufactured from those constituents by a process involving roll-pressing;

(c)have a volatile matter content in the finished briquette of not less than 9 per cent. nor more than 15 per cent. of the total weight on a dry basis;

(d)are unmarked hexagonal briquettes and have an average weight of 140 grammes; and

(e)have a sulphur content not exceeding 1£5 per cent. of the total weight.

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