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  • BS 5852(1990) : 1990

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    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  31-03-2006

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1990

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Methods
    Section 1. General and guidance
    0. Introduction
    1. Scope
    2. Definitions
    3. General principle
    4. Health and safety of operators
    5. Atmosphere for conditioning and testing
    Section 2. Smouldering ignition source
    6. Smouldering cigarette
    Section 3. Flaming ignition sources
    7. Butane gas flames and flaming wooden cribs
    Section 4. Methods of test for the ignitability of
    upholstery composites
    8. Principle
    9. Apparatus
    10. Test specimens
    11. Criteria of ignition
    12. Test procedure
    13. Test results
    14. Test report
    Section 5. Methods of test for the ignitability of
    complete items of furniture
    15. General
    16. Principle
    17. Health and safety of operators
    18. Apparatus
    19. Test specimens
    20. Test zones
    21. Critera of ignition
    22. Test procedure
    23. Test results
    24. Test report
    Appendices
    A. Guidance for designers and specifiers
    B. Guidance for test operators
    C. Test hierarchy
    D. Preferred test report layout
    Tables
    1. Parameters of ignition sources 1, 2 and 3
    2. Parameters of crib ignition sources 4 and 5
    3. Parameters of crib ignition sources 6 and 7
    4. Distance of test specimen above top of ignition
        source
    5. Suggested grading of sticks on mass/unit length
        basis
    Figures
    1. Crib 4
    2. Crib 5
    3. Crib 6
    4. Crib 7
    5. Test rig detail
    6. Test rig assembly
    7. Details of test specimens for fabric covers and
        interliners for use with the test rig
    8. Flow diagram for detection of ignition for gas flame
        sources 1, 2 and 3
    9. Flow diagram for detection of ignition for wood crib
        sources 4, 5, 6 and 7
    10. Specified 'ideal' model position for ignition source
        on seat
    11. Departures from 'ideal' model position for ignition
        source on seat because of design variations
    12. Additional model positions of ignition sources for
        tip-up seats
    13. Specified model positions for ignition source on
        floor
    14. Flow diagram for detection of ignition for source
        0 (cigarette)
    15. Flow chart of test hierarchy

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    Covers the methods for assessing the ignitability of material combinations, e.g. covers and fillings used in upholstered seating, or complete items of seating, when subjected to either a smouldering cigarette or to flaming ignition sources of thermal output ranging from that of a burning match to that approximating to the burning of four double sheets of full-size newspaper, that could be applied accidentally to any item of furniture.

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    Committee FW/6
    Development Note Supersedes 88/37556 DC. (07/2005)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded

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    BS 5588-1(1990) : 1990 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
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    BS 7176:1995 SPECIFICATION FOR RESISTANCE TO IGNITION OF UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE FOR NON-DOMESTIC SEATING BY TESTING COMPOSITES
    BS 5588-6(1991) : 1991 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 6: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PLACES OF ASSEMBLY
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    BS 6608:1985 SPECIFICATION FOR CATTLE HIDE LEATHERS FOR UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE
    BS 2588-2(1992) : 1992 PORTABLE SANITARY PANS FOR USE IN HEALTHCARE ESTABLISHMENTS - SPECIFICATION FOR REUSABLE PANS FOR COMMODE CHAIRS
    BS 5790-2:1995 Coated fabrics for upholstery Specification for PVC coated woven fabrics
    BS PAS 59(2004) : 2004 FILLED COLLECTIVE FALL ARREST SYSTEMS
    BS PD CR 13455 : 1999 SOIL IMPROVERS AND GROWING MEDIA - GUIDELINES FOR THE SAFETY OF USERS, THE ENVIRONMENT AND PLANTS
    BS ISO 10093:1994 PLASTICS - FIRE TESTS - STANDARD IGNITION SOURCES
    BS 2838-2:1991 Examination and general treatment couches Specification for variable height couches

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    BS EN 1021-1 : 2014 FURNITURE - ASSESSMENT OF THE IGNITABILITY OF UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE - PART 1: IGNITION SOURCE SMOULDERING CIGARETTE
    BS 4520-1(1969) : AMD 2784
    BS EN 1021-2 : 2014 FURNITURE - ASSESSMENT OF THE IGNITABILITY OF UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE - PART 2: IGNITION SOURCE MATCH FLAME EQUIVALENT
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