Standard Active Last Updated: May 24, 2022
ASTM F3176-20

Standard Specification for Special Needs Shopping Carts


1.1 This standard covers performance requirements, test methods, and marking/labeling requirements for special needs shopping carts.

1.2 This standard is intended to address special needs shopping carts for use by children and adults with special needs.

1.3 This standard does not include any provisions for the use of infant carriers on the special needs shopping cart.

1.4 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 7, of this standard. 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.

1.5 This standard is not intended to address restraint systems. It is the manufacturers’ responsibility to determine whether or not a restraint system is required.

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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.11
Developed by Subcommittee: F15.56
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/F3176-20
ICS Code: 97.130.30