ASTM F2681 - 08

    Standard Specification for Body Protectors Used in Equine Racing

    Active Standard ASTM F2681 | Developed by Subcommittee: F08.55

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.07


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers minimum performance criteria and describes test methods for body protectors for use in equine racing in a controlled environment.

    Note 1—It is recognized that it is not possible to write a body protector performance standard that will result in products that can protect against all types of injury or death in an accident.

    1.2 It is not the intention of this specification to bar from consideration materials of improved quality or performance not known at time of development of this specification.

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    1.4 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.

    SAE Standards

    SAEJ211 Recommended Practice for Instrumentation for Impact Tests - Requirements for Channel Class 1000

    BSI Standards

    EN13158:2000 Protective clothing - protective jackets, body and shoulder protectors for horse riders - Requirements and test methods

    ASTM Standards

    F1446 Test Methods for Equipment and Procedures Used in Evaluating the Performance Characteristics of Protective Headgear


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 13.340.10 (Protective clothing)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/F2681-08

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