London -- Flow charts outlining the UK Department for Business, Innovations and Skills' (BIS) proposed changes to furniture safety standards have been released.
The charts were presented at the August consultation meeting by Steve Owen, laboratory manager at Intertek Ltd - which worked with BIS on the proposal documents, as UTECH-polyurethane.com previously reported. BIS later supplied the charts to attendees.
Here are links to the three charts:
For Type 1 covers (or those that could be used with Schedule 3 interliner) click here
For Type 2 covers (or those that cannot be used with Schedule 3 interliner) click here
Note: If a lining fabric is used which is not exempt then the cover must be tested in conjunction with the lining fabric.
For unregulated internal materials within 40mm of the visible cover ie where the cover and liner are not protective click here.