ASTM F2286 - 05(2013)

    Standard Design and Performance Specification for Removable Mesh Fencing for Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs, and Spas

    Active Standard ASTM F2286 | Developed by Subcommittee: F15.49

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.11


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification outlines the performance and design requirements for removable mesh safety barriers used for barriers for swimming pools, hot tubs, and spas to reduce the incidence of injuries or death for infants and children up to and including five years of age.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.3 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 to determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    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

    D3787 Test Method for Bursting Strength of Textiles--Constant-Rate-of-Traverse (CRT) Ball Burst Test

    D5034 Test Method for Breaking Strength and Elongation of Textile Fabrics (Grab Test)

    F1908 Guide for Fences for Residential Outdoor Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs, and Spas

    G154 Practice for Operating Fluorescent Ultraviolet (UV) Lamp Apparatus for Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials

    ANSI Standards

    ANSIZ535.4 Product Safety Signs and Labels

    ANSIZ97.1 Glazing Materials Used in Buildings, Safety Performance Specifications and Methods of Test

    ANSI/NSPI Standard

    ANSI/NSPI-8 Standard for Model Barrier Code for Residential Swimming Pools


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.220.10 (Sports facilities)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 49241700(Swimming pool and spa equipment and supplies)


    DOI: 10.1520/F2286-05R13

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