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ASTM F1912-21

Standard Specification for Safety of Bean Bag Chairs and Bean Bag Chair Covers

1.1This specification is intended to reduce choking and suffocation hazard(s) associated with bean bag chairs and bean bag chair covers.

1.2This specification covers bean bag chairs and bean bag chair covers with and without zippers.

1.3This specification covers two types of bean bag chairs:

1.3.1Those designed to be refilled, and

1.3.2Those designed with permanent closures and not intended to be refilled.

1.4This specification does not cover products that include shredded foam or fiber-fill used as an internal filler material.

1.5The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.6This 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.

1.7This 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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