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Latest update on standards

Posted on 20th September, 2017

The 9 page document covers new and revised standards being published, alongside details of the new guide to the EU machinery directive issued in July 2017 - which has a major impact on all motorised domestic furniture.

New mattress standard published

Posted on 13th September, 2017

A new European Standard for cot mattresses has been published - BS EN 16890: 2017 Children's furniture — Mattresses for cots and cribs — Safety requirements and test methods.