New Standard Safety Performance Specification for Sculpted Foam Play Equipment

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    Developed by Subcommittee: F15.36 | Committee F15 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    1.1 This performance specification establishes information for manufacture, construction, and maintenance and provides a safety performance specification for sculpted foam equipment. The purpose is to reduce life-threatening and debilitating injuries. 1.2 This specification is designed to be used in wet and dry areas: 1.2.1 For dry environments, the range of users is 5th percentile 6th month old to the 95th percentile 5 year old. 1.2.2 For wet environments, the range of users is the 5th percentile 2 year old to the 95th percentile 12 year old.

    No standard is currently available for this product. Dry play is found in malls, airports, fast-food resturants, and amusement parks. Wet is found in water parks and spray areas.


    sculpted foam; wet and dry environments

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

    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Marylou Iverson

    Draft Under Development