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ASTM F1235-98

Standard Specification for Consumer Safety for Portable Hook-On Chairs

Standard Specification for Consumer Safety for Portable Hook-On Chairs F1235-98 ASTM|F1235-98|en-US Standard Specification for Consumer Safety for Portable Hook-On Chairs Standard new BOS Vol. 15.11 Committee F15
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1.1 This specification covers the performance requirements and test methods designed to ensure the satisfactory performance of the portable hook-on chair.

1.2 This specification is intended to minimize accidents to children resulting from normal use and reasonably foreseeable misuse or abuse of chairs.

Note 1-This specification is not intended to address accidents and injuries resulting from the interaction of older children with children in the chair or the accidents resulting from abuse and misuse by persons over 3 years of age.

1.3 For the purposes of this specification a chair is:

1.3.1 A seat made for the express purpose of seating and holding an infant who can remain in a sitting position due to his or her own coordination.

1.3.2 Usually a legless seat constructed to locate the occupant at a table in such a position and elevation so that the surface of the table can be used as the feeding surface for the occupant.

1.3.3 Supported solely by the table on which it is mounted. These chairs are intended for use by children between the ages of 6 months and 3 years and who are less than 37 lbs (16.8 kg) (95th percentile male at 3 years).

1.4 No chair produced after the approval date of this specification shall, either by label or other means, indicate compliance with this specification unless it conforms to all requirements contained herein.

1.5 The values stated in inch-pound units are regarded as standard. The SI units in parentheses are for information only.

1.6 The following precautionary caveat pertains to the test methods portion only, Section 4, of this specification: This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.11
Developed by Subcommittee: F15.16
Pages: 8
DOI: 10.1520/F1235-98
ICS Code: 97.190