ASTM-F1411 Standard Practice for Presenting Selected Information on Vacuum Cleaners for Consumer Use

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This practice identifies the method of presenting information on selected performance and physical characteristics of a vacuum cleaner. Information will be presented to consumers in the form of a buyer's guide, with cleaner characteristics as follows: brand, model number, weight of cleaner, bag capacity, maximum cleaning distance from outlet, cleaning ability, embedded dirt, maneuverability, maximum air power, quietness, and durability.





1.1 This practice identifies the method of presenting information on selected performance and physical characteristics of a residential vacuum cleaner.

1.2 This information is intended to assist the consumer in comparing selected characteristics of vacuum cleaner models.

1.3 It is also intended that this information be presented in a manner that is meaningful and understandable to the consumer.

1.4 The characteristics are selected from those for which ASTM test methods have been developed.

1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


buyers guide; consumer information; fact tag; vacuum cleaner;; ICS Number Code 97.080 (Cleaning appliances)

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2011 R18 EDITION



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March 1, 2018

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5 pages

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