Toys: flammability of toys

The European Standard EN 71:2 specifies the categories of flammable materials which are prohibited in all toys, and requirements concerning flammability of certain toys when they are subjected to a small source of ignition.

Radiant panel test

Test method to measure and describe of the response of materials, products, or assemblies to heat and flame under controlled conditions

Single flame source test (Kleinbrenner)

The test is required as part of the European construction products regulation classification of reaction to fire performance for wall and roofing products and floorcoverings.

Methenamine pill test

The ASTM D2859 or the methenamine pill test is required for rugs to be sold on the US market.

Burning behaviour of PPE

Assessments of the resistance of PPE to heat, fire, splashes of molten metal

Ignitability of furniture, beds, mattresses and bedding items

Flammability testing is one of the most important testing procedures within the textile industry because it has crucial safety implications in the event of a fire.