Children's Domestic Furniture Industry Standard FIRA-FRQG C001 2021

Children's Domestic Furniture Industry Standard FIRA-FRQG C001 2021
15th December, 2021

Children’s Domestic Furniture: General safety requirements

At a glance:

This Standard has been produced and endorsed by the Furniture Retail Quality Group (FRQG), consisting of the major furniture retailers in the UK, due to the absence of any British or European Standards applicable to children’s domestic and camping furniture.

This Standard is applicable to all types of domestic seating, tables and storage furniture for use by children from 3 years old to 12 years old.

This forms part of a suite of standards covering children’s furniture which also includes:

  • FIRA/FRQG C003: 2021 Furniture - Children’s domestic furniture – Tables & desks – Requirements for strength, stability and durability
  • FIRA/FRQG C004: 2016 Furniture - Children’s domestic furniture – Storage furniture – Requirements for strength, stability and durability

Note: This standard replaces FIRA/FRQG C001: 2016 which has been withdrawn


Highlights:

  • Standard scope
  • Safety requirements (materials, edges and corners, tubular components, squeeze points, flaps, cords and packaging)
  • Product information and assembly instructions
  • Test Report requirements
  • Useful information relating to the size and weight of children
  • Useful information relating to chemical requirements for children’s furniture


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