Active Standard ASTM D4522 | Developed by Subcommittee: D13.61
Book of Standards Volume: 07.02
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Significance and Use
Feather and down filling material intended for this end use should meet all requirements listed in Table 1 of this specification.
The uses and significance of particular properties and test methods are discussed in the appropriate sections of the specified test methods.
1.1 This performance specification covers requirements for fillings for industry products such as wearing apparel, sleeping bags, and comforters containing down, feathers, down and feather blends, or combinations of the above with other natural or synthetic materials.
1.2 These requirements apply only to the filling material.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D123 Terminology Relating to Textiles
D4523 Terminology Relating to Feather-Filled and Down-Filled Products
D4524 Test Method for Composition of Plumage
IDFB Testing RegulationsPart12 Determination of Feather and Down Specie Available from the IDFB (International Down and Feather Bureau), Roederweg 31, D-8750 Aschaffenburg, Germany.
ICS Number Code 59.040 (Textile auxiliary materials); 97.160 (Home textiles. Linen)