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BS 7177:1996

Specification for resistance to ignition of mattresses, divans and bed bases

Status : Revised, Withdrawn   Published : October 1996 Replaced By : BS 7177:2008+A1:2011

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Specification for resistance to ignition of mattresses, divans and bed bases

Executive summary

Requirements for the resistance to ignition of mattresses, divans and bed bases.

Abstract

This British Standard specifies requirements for the resistance to ignition of mattresses, divans and bed bases when tested in accordance with BS EN 597-1,

BS EN 597-2 and BS 6807 including those used in areas vulnerable to arson. The levels of ignition resistance have been set after careful consideration of the fire risk of the particular end-use environment involved. These levels do not necessarily reflect the behaviour of the mattress, divan or bed base in a fully developed fire.

The major changes included in this edition of the standard are:

a) the replacement of ignition sources 0 and 1 with ignition sources smouldering cigarette and match flame equivalent from BS EN 597-1 and BS EN 597-2;

b) the removal of ignition source O/NS from BS 6807, but its retention as a type test in this standard;

c) the removal of the reference to The Crown Suppliers FTS 15 specification.

History and related standards

This British Standard is a revision of BS 7177:1991, which is withdrawn.

It includes the following cross references:

BS 5651:1989, BS 5803-1:1985.




Standard NumberBS 7177:1996
TitleSpecification for resistance to ignition of mattresses, divans and bed bases
StatusRevised, Withdrawn
Publication Date15 October 1996
Confirm Date01 June 2006
Withdrawn Date31 January 2008
Cross ReferencesBS 5651:1989, BS 5803:Part 1:1985, BS 6807:1996, BS EN 597-1:1995, BS EN 597-2:1995, Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988, Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 1989, Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 1993, Fire Precautions Act 1971, Building Regulations 1991, Consumer Protection Act 1987, General Product Safety Regulations 1994, Housing Act 1985
Replaced ByBS 7177:2008+A1:2011
ReplacesBS 7177:1991
Amended ByAMD 14586, October 2003 (not available separately).
Draft Superseded By95/522169 DC
DescriptorsMattresses, Bedding, Divans, Beds, Furniture, Ignition, Ignitability, Fire resistance, Fire safety, Hazards, Fire risks, Performance, Marking, Labels, Sampling methods, Classification systems, Grades (quality), Fire tests, Testing conditions
ICS97.140
Title in FrenchSpecification de la resistence a l'inflammation de matelas, divans et literie
Title in GermanSpezifikation zur Entzuendbarkeitsbestaendigkeit von Matratzen, Divans und Bettgestellen
CommitteeFW/6
ISBN0 580 26271 5
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryNo
Pages16
File Size414.4 KB
Price£126.00


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