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ASTM F2613 - 11 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Children`s Folding Chairs


Source: ASTM International

1. Scope

1.1 This consumer safety specification establishes testing requirements for structural integrity and performance requirements for children’s folding chairs. It also provides requirements for labeling. The term unit or product will refer to a child’s folding chair.

1.2 This specification covers a folding chair intended to be used by a child with a seat height 15 in. or less.

1.3 No product produced after the approval date of this consumer safety specification shall, either by label or other means, indicate compliance with this specification unless it conforms to all applicable requirements contained herein, before and after all testing.

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
D3359 Test Methods for Measuring Adhesion by Tape Test
F404 Consumer Safety Specification for High Chairs
F406 Consumer Safety Specification for Non-Full-Size Baby Cribs/Play Yards
F963 Consumer Safety Specification for Toy Safety
F1561 Performance Requirements for Plastic Chairs for Outdoor Use

Federal Regulations
16CFR1501 Method for Identifying Toys and Other Articles Intended for Use By Children Under Three Years of Age Which Present Choking, Aspiration, or Ingestion Hazards Because of Small Parts

Index Terms

children’s folding chair; Children; Folding chairs ;

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 97.140 (Furniture); 97.190 (Equipment for children)

DOI: 10.1520/F2613-11

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