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​European Technical Report for Outdoor Furniture Withdrawn

FIRA can announce that the European standards committee for furniture have voted to withdraw a Technical Report for outdoor furniture:

CEN/TR 581-4:2005 Outdoor furniture - Seating and tables for camping, domestic and contract use - Part 4: Requirements and test methods for durability under the influence of climatic conditions

Will be withdrawn as a reference document due to a number of technical inaccuracies in the document. This document was not widely used in the UK and therefore should not affect manufacturers or importers.

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