ASTM-F2601 › Standard Specification for Fire Safety for Candle Accessories
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This specification prescribes the performance requirements and corresponding test procedures for candle accessories to help ensure a reasonable degree of personal safety during normal use, thereby, reducing incidences of fires, deaths, and injuries. This specification is not intended to replace other safety practices such as adult supervision, close monitoring of product when in use, and fire detection, alarm, or suppression systems. Details regarding the safety requirements and test methods for identifying stability of candle accessories, candle burners, and potpourri, and flammability of candle rings are thoroughly discussed.
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1.1 This specification prescribes minimum safety requirements for candle accessories to help ensure a reasonable degree of safety for normal use with candles, thereby improving personal safety and reducing fires, deaths, and injuries.
1.2 This specification is not intended to replace other safety practices such as adult supervision, close monitoring of product when in use, and fire detection, alarm, or suppression systems.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.4 This standard is used to measure and describe the response of materials, products, or assemblies to heat and flame under controlled conditions, but does not by itself incorporate all factors required for fire hazard or fire risk assessment of the materials, products, or assemblies under actual fire conditions.
1.5 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.
1.6 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.
candle; candle accessories; candle burner; candle holder; candle ring; flammability; potpourri burner; stability;; ICS Number Code 71.100.99 (Other products of the chemical industry)
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April 1, 2018