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​New standard for kitchen furniture published

FIRA can announce that a new standard for kitchen furniture has been published.

BS 6222-3: 2017 Domestic kitchen equipment. Part 3 Performance requirements for durability of surface finishing and adhesion of surfacing and edging materials. Specification replaces the 1999 version with immediate effect.

The standard covers the requirements for the durability of surface finished on kitchen worktops, frontals and cabinet materials.

The new version has streamlined the testing process to reflect modern materials and now references the most current test methods for such materials.

If you would like to know more, or want to have your products assessed to this standard then please contact FIRA on 01438 777700 or email