This specification establishes recognized requirements for determining the child resistance of portable gasoline containers intended for use by consumers. The following tests shall be performed: senior adult test; child-resistant test (test subject/selection criteria); child-resistant tests (test failures); sequential test; and senior adult use effectiveness to conform with the specified requirements.
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1.1 This specification establishes recognized requirements for determining the child resistance of portable gasoline, kerosene, and diesel containers intended for use by consumers. This specification does not cover single-trip prepackaged containers.
1.2 This specification includes gas/oil mixtures as commonly used for two-cycle engines.
1.3 This specification includes single- and multi-compartment containers.
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) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
F852 Specification for Portable Gasoline Containers for Consumer Use
F976 Specification for Portable Kerosene and Diesel Containers for Consumer Use
F2234 Specification for Spill Resistant Fueling Systems for Portable Fuel Containers for Consumer Use
child resistance; diesel containers; portable fuel containers; portable gasoline containers; portable kerosine; Child resistance; Consumer products--specifications; Containers--gasoline (specifications); Portable fueling materials/applications;
ICS Number Code 23.020.99 (Other fluid storage devices)
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