ASTM D4522 - 14

    Standard Performance Specification for Feather and Down Fillings for Textile Products

    Active Standard ASTM D4522 | Developed by Subcommittee: D13.61

    Book of Standards Volume: 07.02


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    Significance and Use

    5.1 Feather and down filling material intended for this end use should meet all requirements listed in Table 1 of this specification.

    5.2 The uses and significance of particular properties and test methods are discussed in the appropriate sections of the specified test methods.

    1. Scope

    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.

    ASTM Standards

    D123 Terminology Relating to Textiles

    D4523 Terminology Relating to Feather-Filled and Down-Filled Products

    D4524 Test Method for Composition of Plumage

    IDFB Testing Regulations

    Part12 Determination of Feather and Down Specie Available from the IDFB (International Down and Feather Bureau), Roederweg 31, D-8750 Aschaffenburg, Germany.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 59.040 (Textile auxiliary materials); 97.160 (Home textiles. Linen)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11131501(Feathers)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D4522-14

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D4522-14, Standard Performance Specification for Feather and Down Fillings for Textile Products, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2014, www.astm.org

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