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  • PD 2777:1994

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    FABRIC FLAMMABILITY AND BURNING ACCIDENTS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Withdrawn date:  02-08-2013

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1994

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Section 1. General
    1.1 Scope
    1.2 Informative references
    Section 2. Burning behaviour of textiles
    2.1 General burning behaviour
    2.2 Burning of textiles
    2.3 Restricted fabric flammability
    Section 3. Burning accidents involving textiles
    3.1 General
    3.2 Burning accidents statistics
    3.3 Current international legislation
    Section 4. Vertical flammability tests
    4.1 The development of BS 5438 and related standards
    4.2 Comparative features of the BS 5438: 1989 based
        test methods
    4.3 The choice of performance requirements
    Section 5. Composite tests
    5.1 The development of composite tests
    Section 6. Summary
    6.1 The future of standards based on BS 5438
    List of references

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    Gives background information on the flammability of textile materials and their involvement in burning accidents. Coverage includes general burning behaviour, burning of textiles, restricted fabric flammability, burning accident statistics, current international legislation, and the development of composite tests. Also gives detailed tables.

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    Committee TCM/63
    Development Note Supersedes BS PD2777(1977) (06/2003) Inactive for the new design. (09/2008)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Withdrawn

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 6341:1983 SPECIFICATION FOR FABRICS FOR CAMPING TENTS
    BS 5438:1976 METHODS OF TEST FOR FLAMMABILITY OF VERTICALLY ORIENTED TEXTILE FABRICS AND FABRIC ASSEMBLIES SUBJECTED TO A SMALL IGNITING FLAME
    BS 6249-1(1982) : 1982 MATERIALS AND MATERIAL ASSEMBLIES USED IN CLOTHING FOR PROTECTION AGAINST HEAT AND FLAME - SPECIFICATION FOR FLAMMABILITY TESTING AND PERFORMANCE
    BS 5722(1991) : 1991 SPECIFICATION FOR FLAMMABILITY PERFORMANCE OF FABRICS AND FABRIC COMBINATIONS USED IN NIGHTWEAR GARMENTS
    89/686/EEC : 1989 AMD 5 2012 COUNCIL DIRECTIVE OF 21 DECEMBER 1989 ON THE APPROXIMATION OF THE LAWS OF THE MEMBER STATES RELATING TO PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
    ISO 6940:2004 Textile fabrics Burning behaviour Determination of ease of ignition of vertically oriented specimens
    BS 5438(1989) : 1989 METHODS OF TEST FOR FLAMMABILITY OF TEXTILE FABRICS WHEN SUBJECTED TO A SMALL IGNITING FLAME APPLIED TO THE FACE OR BOTTOM EDGE OF VERTICALLY ORIENTED SPECIMENS
    BS 3120:1959 SPECIFICATION FOR PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS OF FLAMEPROOF MATERIALS FOR CLOTHING AND OTHER PURPOSES
    DIN 54336:1986-11 TESTING OF TEXTILES; DETERMINATION OF BURNING BEHAVIOUR; VERTICAL METHOD, IGNITION AT THE LOWER EDGE OF THE SPECIMEN
    AS/NZS 1249:2014 Children’s nightwear and limited daywear having reduced fire hazard
    BS 6807(1986) : 1986 METHODS OF TEST FOR THE IGNITABILITY OF MATTRESS WITH PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SOURCES OF IGNITION
    BS 6307(1982) : 1982 METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF THE EFFECTS OF A SMALL SOURCE OF IGNITION ON TEXTILE FLOOR COVERINGS (METHENAMINE TABLET TEST)
    BS 4569(1983) : 1983 METHOD OF TEST FOR IGNITABILITY (SURFACE FLASH) OF PILE FABRICS AND ASSEMBLIES HAVING PILE ON THE SURFACE
    BS 2963:1958 METHODS OF TEST FOR THE FLAMMABILITY OF FABRICS
    BS 5866-4(1991) : 1991 BLANKETS SUITABLE FOR USE IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR - SPECIFICATION FOR FLAMMABILITY PERFORMANCE
    BS 3119:1959 Specification for method of test for flameproof materials
    ISO/TR 9240:1992 Textiles Design of apparel for reduced fire hazard
    BS 7157(1989) : 1989 METHOD OF TEST FOR IGNITABILITY OF FABRICS USED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF LARGE TENTED STRUCTURES
    BS 5852-1(1979) : 1979 FIRE TEST FOR FURNITURE - PART 1: METHODS OF TEST FOR THE IGNITABILITY BY SMOKER'S MATERIALS OF UPHOLSTERED COMPOSITES FOR SEATING
    ISO/TR 7248:1985 Fire data Collection and presentation system
    BS 4790(1987) : 1987 METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF THE EFFECTS OF A SMALL SOURCE OF IGNITION ON TEXTILE FLOOR COVERINGS (HOT METAL NUT METHOD)
    BS 5722(1984) : 1984 SPECIFICATION FOR FLAMMABILITY PERFORMANCE OF FABRICS AND FABRIC ASSEMBLIES USED IN SLEEPWEAR AND DRESSING GOWNS
    ISO 10047:1993 Textiles Determination of surface burning time of fabrics
    AS 1248-1976 Fabric for domestic apparel of the low fire hazard type
    BS 5852-2(1982) : 1982 FIRE TESTS FOR FURNITURE - PART 2: METHODS OF TEST FOR THE IGNITABILITY OF UPHOLSTERED COMPOSITES FOR SEATING BY FLAMING SOURCES
    BS 7175(1989) : 1989 METHODS OF TEST FOR THE IGNITABILITY OF BEDCOVERS AND PILLOWS BY SMOULDERING AND FLAMING IGNITION SOURCES
    ISO 6941:2003 Textile fabrics Burning behaviour Measurement of flame spread properties of vertically oriented specimens
    BS 5866-3(1983) : AMD 5773 BLANKETS FOR USE IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR - SPECIFICATION FOR SYNTHETIC FIBRE CELLULAR BLANKETS
    BS 5867-2(1980) : 1980 SPECIFICATION FOR FABRICS FOR CURTAINS AND DRAPES - FLAMMABILITY REQUIREMENTS
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