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Silicosis/butane poisoning from smoking pipe

Hi! I'm an occasional pipe smoker, and I use bic lighter to light the pipe. Sometimes I ignite the lighter just near the pipe and therefore some of the flint dust may fall into the pipe. Flint is being made out of silica, therefore may those tiny particles cause silicosis?
And also may the butane poison me over time??

Thanks in advance for your responses!
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I am sorry I have posted in a wrong section!!
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