Active Standard ASTM F462 | Developed by Subcommittee: F15.03
Book of Standards Volume: 15.11
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1.1 This consumer safety specification covers the slip resistance of bathtubs and shower structures or combinations, used for bathing or showering, or both, herein referred to as bathing facilities.
1.2 This specification establishes definitions, methods of testing the slip resistance of bathing facilities, and the in-use performance requirements needed to minimize the accidents caused by slipperiness during any reasonable use.
1.3 This consumer safety specification is intended to describe a means to reduce accidents to persons, especially children and the aged, resulting from the use of bathing facilities.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D459 Terminology Relating to Soaps and Other Detergents
D799 Specification for Liquid Toilet Soap
Federal SpecificationPS-624g Soap, Toilet, Liquid and Paste
ICS Number Code 91.140.70 (Sanitary installations)
UNSPSC Code 30181501(Bathtubs)