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​Four British Standards reconfirmed

BSI have recently announced that four standards have been re-confirmed and as such will remain in place without amendments:

  • BS 5852-1: 1979 Fire tests for furniture. Methods of test for the ignitability by smokers' materials of upholstered composites for seating

  • BS 5852: 2006 Methods of test for assessment of the ignitability of upholstered seating by smouldering and flaming ignition sources

  • BS EN 527-1: 2011 Office furniture. Work tables and desks. Dimensions

  • BS EN 15185: 2011 Furniture. Assessment of the surface resistance to abrasion

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