ASTM F1912 - 19

    Standard Specification for Safety of Bean Bag Chairs and Bean Bag Covers

    Active Standard ASTM F1912 | Developed by Subcommittee: F15.39

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.11


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    Abstract

    This specification covers the minimum performance requirements and associated durability test for bean bag chairs (with and without zippers) for the intension of reducing possible choking and suffocation hazards associated with their use. The two types of bean bag chairs covered here are those designed to be refilled, and those designed with permanent closures and not intended to be refilled.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification is intended to reduce choking and suffocation hazard(s) associated with bean bag chairs and bean bag covers.

    1.2 This specification covers bean bag chairs and bean bag covers with and without zippers.

    1.3 This specification covers two types of bean bag chairs:

    1.3.1 Those designed to be refilled, and

    1.3.2 Those designed with permanent closures and not intended to be refilled.

    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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.6 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.140 (Furniture)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 56121604(Toddler or child size bean bag chairs)


    Referencing This Standard
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    DOI: 10.1520/F1912-19

    Citation Format

    ASTM F1912-19, Standard Specification for Safety of Bean Bag Chairs and Bean Bag Covers, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org

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