Australian New Zealand AS NZS 4088.1

An assembly of upholstered materials is subjected to a burning cigarette to examine its burning behavior.

Other region
Not specified

Test method

Test method

A chair is constructed of the material to be tested. A cigarette is lit and put on the chair along the joint between seat and back. The cigarette burns its whole length.


If progressive smoldering or flaming is not observed within 1 hour after application of the cigarette and there is no smoldering of the internal material, the tested fabric passes the test.

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