ASTM WK41157

    New Specification for Bath Mats

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    Developed by Subcommittee: D13.63 | Committee D13 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers the evaluation of specific performance characteristics of importance in textile bath mats used outside of the tub or shower for use in institutional and household environments. 1.2 This specification may be used by mutual agreement between the purchaser and the supplier to establish purchasing specification requirements. 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 determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    bath mats; bath rugs; household; institutional


    Manufacturers have been requesting a performance specification for this product.

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Kathleen Huddy

    Draft Under Development