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BS EN ISO 12952

BS EN ISO 12952-2:1998: Fire test to bedding items by a smouldering cigarette with Specific test methods

 

 

 

1.       BS EN ISO 12952-4: Specific test to bedding items by a small open flame - Standard Title

 

BS EN ISO 12952-4:1998: Textiles - Burning behaviour of bedding items — Part 4: Specific test methods for the ignitability by a small open flame

 

2.       BS EN ISO 12952-4: Specific test to bedding items by a small open flame – Standard Brief

 

BS EN ISO 12952-4 specifies product-specific details concerning specimen size, wash procedures, set-up of specimens and positions of the ignition source for testing bedding items according to the method described in EN ISO 12952-3.

 

3.       BS EN ISO 12952-4: Specific test to bedding items by a small open flame – Product Scope

 

A specific test method for bedding items, which can normally be placed on a mattress, for example:

> Mattress covers;

> Underlays;

> Incontinence-sheets and -pads;

> Sheets;

> Blankets;

> Electric blankets;

> Quilts (duvets) and covers;

> Pillows (whatever the filling) and bolsters

> Pillowcases.

 

4.       BS EN ISO 12952-4: Specific test to bedding items by a small open flame – Test Method

 

> Testing of individual bedding items

- Test specimen

- Cleaning procedures

- Set-up of test specimens and positions of cigarettes

a. Flat bedding items that will not be folded in use

b. Flat bedding items that will normally be folded in use (e.g. sheets or blankets)

c. Quilts

d. Pillows/Bolsters

e. Duvets

> Testing of complete composites or of combinations of bedding items

- Applicability

- Set-up of testing composite

a. Dimensions of component test specimens making up the testing composite arrangement

b. Positions of component test specimens and of cigarettes

 

 

5.       BS EN ISO 12952-4: Specific test to bedding items by a small open flame – Reference

 

> EN ISO 12952-3, Textiles - Burning behaviour of bedding items — Part 1: General test methods for the ignitability by a small open flame. (ISO 12952-3:1998)

> EN ISO 3175, Textiles - Evaluation of stability to machine dry-cleaning. (ISO 3175:1995)

> ISO 26330, Textiles - Domestic washing and drying procedures for textile testing. (ISO 6330:1984)

> ISO/IEC GUIDE 52: Glossary of fire terms and definitions.