Standard Active Last Updated: Dec 27, 2016
ASTM F2641-08(2015)

Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Recreational Powered Scooters and Pocket Bikes


1.1 This consumer safety specification covers the establishment of performance requirements and corresponding test methods used to minimize the hazards to users of recreational powered scooters and pocket bikes.

1.2 This specification is intended to cover use of these products for children:

1.2.1 Age eight to twelve for units limited to speeds 16 km/h (10 miles/h) or less.

1.2.2 Age 13 and above for fast-moving units capable of achieving speeds >16 km/h (>10 miles/h).

1.3 This consumer safety specification is not intended for units designed or licensed for roadway use regulated by transportation regulations (Department of Transportation (DOT) or state).

1.4 This specification is not intended for units designed and sold as “Adult Use Only” and are prominently labeled and marked as such.

1.5 This consumer safety specification is not intended for nonpowered scooters (Consumer Safety Specification F2264), battery powered ride-on toys (Consumer Safety Specification F963), skateboards, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, go-carts (Practice F2007), fun-karts (Specification F2011), snowmobiles, motorized trail bikes, lawnmowers, or motorized wheelchairs including mobility scooters.

1.6 No product covered by this specification produced after the approval date of this consumer safety specification shall, by label, marking, or other means, indicate compliance with this consumer safety specification unless it conforms to all requirements herein.

1.7 The values given in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are for information only.

1.8 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.11
Developed by Subcommittee: F15.58
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.1520/F2641-08R15
ICS Code: 43.140