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Childcare product classification
Identifying the difference between a toy and an item of furniture correctly, as the standards and test methods applicable to these two categories of product are substantially different.
Improved Performance for Businesses Implementing ISO 14001:2015
This article is a simple, beginners guide to performance measurement.
Leather types, characteristics and maintenance
Leather types and characteristics, the benefits of testing and care and maintenance of leather upholstery
Specifying leather for furniture
Identifying which standards and properties are relevant to leather performance
Standards applicable to the sale of childcare (furniture) products in the UK
A summary of some of the products and standards relating to the manufacture, specification and sale of furniture and related products designed or intended for use by children in the UK.
What is cable management?
Cable management standards
UV Pine lacquer free colouration
Adding colour to pine the natural way
What do I need to know to sell highchairs in the UK?
Summary of highchair testing and specification requirements taking account of the current standards and possible introduction of a European standard.
A guide for manufacturers seeking to claim compliance with BS 7176