Work Item
ASTM WK80522

Revision of E1474-21 Standard Test Method for Determining the Heat Release Rate of Upholstered Furniture and Mattress Components or Composites Using a Bench Scale Oxygen Consumption Calorimeter


For this ballot, it is recommended the “ignitability” data be relocated from Section 3.2 to Section 3.1. and reference the updated definition from Section 4 of ASTM E176. It is also recommended that the discussion for the term “heat flux” be updated to be consistent with the generic definition located in Section 4 of ASTM E176.


Developed by Subcommittee: E05.21

Committee: E05

Staff Manager: Kevin Shanahan

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 01-14-2022

Technical Contact: Marc Alam

Item: 008

Ballot: E05 (22-01)

Status: Ballot Item Approved