Safer than using matches or lighters, the BL-02 Piezo Electric igniter works in cold or hot weather, having been tested to subfreezing temperatures. The lighter is not harmful to body (if shocked), being similar to a static electricity shock. Piezo electric igniter The generates 10,000 volts and is good for 100,000 strikes. It lights all types of ignitable gases including MAPP, Propane, Butane, Oxyacetylene, etc. A 15-inch wire keeps fingers a safe distance from ignition and no batteries or fuel ever required. Don’t waste money replacing a broken grill igniter ever again. Stainless steel construction with durable ABS handle. Patent pending.