ASTM F2372 - 11a

    Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Shopping Carts

    Active Standard ASTM F2372 | Developed by Subcommittee: F15.56

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.11


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This consumer safety performance specification covers performance requirements, test methods, and labeling requirements for shopping carts and restraint systems.

    1.2 This specification is intended to cover children who are at least six months of age and at least 15 lb (7 kg) up to children who are not more than four years of age and who weigh no more than 35 lb (16 kg).

    1.3 This specification does not include any provisions nor is intended for use of infant carriers.

    1.4 No shopping cart or restraint system produced after the approval date of this consumer safety performance specification shall, either by label or other means, indicate compliance with this specification unless it conforms to all requirements herein.

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

    1.6 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 7, of this specification. 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) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    Other Document

    CRABI12Dummy 49 CFR 572, subpart R (see )

    ASTM Standards

    D3359 Test Methods for Measuring Adhesion by Tape Test

    Federal Standards

    16CFR1700 Poison Prevention Packaging Act


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.130.30 (Trolleys for supermarkets)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 24101706(Trolleys or accessories)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/F2372-11A

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    Citation Format

    ASTM F2372-11a, Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Shopping Carts, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2011, www.astm.org

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