ASTM-F2670 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Infant Bath Tubs

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This specification covers the performance requirements, test methods, and labeling requirements to promote the safe use of infant bath tubs. The performance requirements; restraint system, static load, suction cups requirements shall be discussed. Locking mechanism, protective components, torque, label permanence, warning permanence, static load, and suction cup shall be tested to meet the requirements prescribed.

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Scope

1.1 This consumer safety specification establishes performance requirements, test methods, and labeling requirements to promote the safe use of infant bath tubs. Specifically excluded from the scope of this standard are products commonly known as bath slings, typically made of fabric or mesh.

1.2 This consumer safety specification is intended to reduce the risk of death and minimize injury to infants resulting from use and reasonably foreseeable abuse of infant bath tubs.

1.3 No infant bath tub produced after the approval date of this consumer safety specification shall, either by label or other means, indicate compliance with this specification unless it conforms to all requirements contained herein.

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.5 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 7, of this consumer safety specification: 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Keywords

drowning; infant bath tub;; ICS Number Code 97.190 (Equipment for children)

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15.11 (Consumer Products; Light Sport Aircraft; Unmanned Aircraft Systems; Normal and Utility Category Airplane Electrical Wiring Systems; Unmanned Maritime Vehicle Systems (UMVS))

To find similar documents by classification:

97.190 (Equipment for children Including child safety requirements for other household equipment Children's furniture, see 97.140 Playgrounds, see 97.200.40 Toys, see 97.200.50)

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Document Number

ASTM-F2670-17

Revision Level

2017 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

Jan. 1, 2017

Document Type

Specification

Page Count

10 pages

Committee Number

F15.20