ASTM-F1492 › Standard Specification for Helmets Used in Skateboarding and Trick Roller Skating
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These specifications cover the design and performance requirements, and associated test procedures for helmets used in the activities of skateboarding and trick roller skating. When tested, the helmets shall meet specified requirements for the peak acceleration and time duration, headforms and sizes, anvils for impact (flat, cylindrical hazard, and triangular hazard anvils), dynamic strength retention system, and impact sites, velocity, and schedule.
1.1 This specification covers performance requirements for helmets to be used in the activities of skateboarding and trick roller skating.
1.2 All testing and requirements of this specification shall be in accordance with Test Methods , except where noted herein.
1.3 Partial utilization of this specification is prohibited. Any statement of compliance with this specification shall be a certification that the headgear meets all of the requirements of the specification in their entirety. A headgear that fails to meet any one of the requirements of this specification is considered to have failed the specification, and shall not be sold with any indication that it meets parts of the specification.
1.4 This standard is subject to revision at any time by ASTM. It must be reviewed every five years and if not revised either reapproved or withdrawn. References to the standard must include the version date. No references to a version that has been replaced or withdrawn shall be placed on any product or its packaging manufactured more than 24 months after the effective revision or withdrawal date. Go to astm.org to verify the latest version of this standard.
1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
1.7 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.
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