GTM-5T9V5Q

British BS 7176

Specification for resistance to ignition of upholstered furniture for non-domestic seating by testing composites. This standard refers to the test standards British BS 5852 source 0, 1,5 (Cigarette, Match) and (Crib 5), BS European EN 1021 Part 1 and 2-1 or BS European EN 1021 Part 1 and 2-2, depending on the end-use environment involved.

Mandatory
Recommended
Other region
Not specified

Recommended in

Test method

Test method for low hazard

Resistant to ignition source: smouldering cigarette as specified in BS EN 1021-1. Resistant to ignition source: match flame equivalent as specified in BS EN 1021-2. Typical examples: colleges, day centres, exhibitions, museums, offices, schools, universities...

Test method for medium hazard

Resistant to ignition source: smouldering cigarette according to BS EN 1021-1. Resistant to ignition source: match flame equivalent according to BS EN 1021-2. Resistant to ignition source 5 for upholstery composites according to BS 5852. Typical examples: casinos, hospitals, hostels, places of public entertainment, public buildings, public halls, public houses and bars, restaurants, services' messes...

Test method for high hazard

Resistant to ignition source: smouldering cigarette according to BS EN 1021-1. Resistant to ignition source: match flame equivalent according to BS EN 1021-2. Resistant to ignition source 7 for upholstery composites according to BS 5852. Typical examples: offshore installations, sleeping accomodation in certain hospital wards and hostels...

Test method for very high hazard

Resistant to ignition source: smouldering cigarette according to BS EN 1021-1. Resistant to ignition source: match flame equivalent according to BS EN 1021-2. Resistant to ignition source 7 according to BS 5852. Additional requirements at the discretion of the specifier with high hazard requirements as a minimum Typical examples: locked psychiatric accomodation, prison cells...

Result

The test material passes or fails this test.

Notes

A) If a particular premises in the low hazard area is also used for sleeping purposes then consideration should be given to specifying a higher performance level. B) Upholstered furniture which is ordinarily intended for private use in a dwelling is subject to government regulations.

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