1 small carpet and small rug means small carpet and small rug as defined in 1631 1 c.
Carpet fire regulations.
Item 30 of part ii of schedule i to the hpa sets out flammability requirements for textile floor coverings that have been treated with a fire retardant.
Part 181 fire protection equipment 181 115 181 610 part 182 machinery installation 182 100 182 730 part 183 electrical installation 183 100 183 550 part 184 vessel control and miscellaneous systems and equipment 184 100 184 710 part 185 operations 185 100 185 910 parts 186 187 reserved.
A the standard for the surface flammability of carpets and rugs ff 1 70 at 1630 4 b 1 ii provides that if a carpet or rug has had a fire retardant treatment or is made of fibers which have had a fire retardant treatment the sample or oversized specimens thereof selected for testing under the standard shall be washed prior to the.
A for the purposes of this section the following definitions apply.
So it only follows that if choosing a new carpet we should check to see what fire regulations the carpet adheres to.
Look for this symbol for fire retardant carpets class c fl s1.
Labelling requirements for textile floor coverings that do not comply with the flammability requirements are set out in the hazardous products carpet regulations.
The laundering requirement for large carpets and rugs that use alumina trihydrate a fire retardant in adhesives foams or latexes in carpet backings or elsewhere in the.
Yes carpets and rugs treated with a fire retardant or made from fire retardant materials are to be washed or laundered 10 times using the methods required in the standard.
In the uk look out for two british standard marks.
En iso 11925 2 reaction to fire tests ignitability of building products subjected to direct impingement of flame.
2 fire retardant treatment means fire retardant treatment as defined in the standard in subpart a of this part.
We all are aware of what damage a fire can do and we take as many steps as possible to prevent fire from breaking out in our homes or workplaces.
B if a carpet or rug or small carpet or rug is manufactured imported or otherwise marketed or.
In most european countries class c fl s1 is required before a carpet can be used in escape routes make sure to ask your carpet supplier about the local laws and regulations for your project if you are the least bit in doubt.
Furniture and furnishings fire safety regulations 1988 amended 1989 and 1993 alongside previously published material and campaigns regarding fire safety in the home.