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    STC Textile and Materials Department (TMD) provides fire safety tests on furniture, with the main focus on upholstered furniture, bedding and sleeping items and other PU foam filled mattresses.
     
    We are  the only laboratory in Asia accredited by the Govmark Fire Laboratories of USA for 16CFR1633 and CAL TB133.
     
    We can conduct tests in compliance with current British standards and standards recognized by the Hong Kong SAR Government as follows:
     
    A) Upholstery Furniture
     
    · Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988 
    - Filling Materials/ Interliner 
      BS 5852 Part 2 (source 2/5)
    - Cover Material / Invisible Fabrics 
      BS 5852 Part 1 (source 0 & 1)
    - Composite Test for Pillows, Cushions, Mattress and Bedbases 
      BS 5852 Part 2 ( source 2) 
     
    · BS 7176 Amendment No.1, 2003 
    - Low Hazard 
      BS EN 1021 - 1& 2 (source 0 & 1)
    - Medium Hazard 
     BS EN 1021 - 1& 2 (source 0 & 1)
     BS 5852 (source 5) 
    - High Hazard 
     BS EN 1021 - 1& 2 (source 0 & 1)
     BS 5852 (source 7)
    - Very High Hazard 
     BS EN 1021-1& 2 (source 0 & 1)
     BS 5852 (source 7)
     Additional specific test 
     
    · California Technical Bulletin 117
    · Australia Standard AS/ NZS 3744
     
    (B) Bedding and Sleeping Items 
     
    · Pillow and Bedcover
     BS 7175
     ISO 12952 - 1&2, 3&4
    · Mattress 
     BS 7177
    - Low Hazard 
     BS EN 597 - 1&2 (source 0 & 1)
    - Medium Hazard 
     BS EN 597 - 1&2 (source 0 & 1)
     BS 6807 (source 5) 
    - High Hazard
     BS EN 597 - 1&2 (source 0 & 1)
     BS 6807 (source 7) 
    - Very High Hazard 
     BS EN 597 - 1&2 (source 0 & 1)
     BS 6807 (source 7)
     Additional Specific test 
     
    · California Technical Bulletin TB 603
    · Title 16 Code of Federal Regulation Part 1632
     
    (C) Others
    · Materials in Motor Vehicle
    - FMVSS 302
    · Compartment Interiors in Airplane
    - FAR 25.853
    · Curtain and Drape
    - BS 5867/ BS 5438

     

     

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