ASTM-PS110 › Specification for Safety Specification for Chests, Door Chests, and Dressers (Withdrawn 2000)
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1.1 This provisional specification is intended to reduce injuries and deaths of children from hazards associated with tipover of clothing storage units.
1.2 This provisional specification covers chests, drawer chests, chests of drawers, dressers, and bureaus only (see Section 2).
1.3 This provisional specification does not cover shelving units, such as bookcases or entertainment centers, night stands, or under-bed drawer storage units.
1.4 This provisional specification does not cover any items 30 in. or less in height.
1.5 This provisional specification is intended to cover children up to and including age five.
1.6 Provisional standards achieve limited consensus through approval of sponsoring subcommittee.
1.7 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test procedure portion, Section 4, of this provisional 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.
chests; door chests; drawers, children; dressers; furniture, tipover; ICS Number Code 97.140 (Furniture); 97.190 (Equipment for children)
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Feb. 10, 1998