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CERTIFIED FURNITURE TESTING PROCEDURE

bifma certified furniture

FOUNDATION

The products are tested to established British standards of endurance contract level 2, and also BIFMA which is the American furniture standard. The furniture comes with the assurance of being safe and functional for both business and institutional environments.

 

 Test Standards:​​

  • BS EN 1728:2012. Furniture - Seating - Test methods for the determination of strength and durability.

  • BS EN 1725:1998. Domestic furniture - Beds and mattresses - Safety requirements and test methods.

  • BS EN 15372:2008. Furniture - Strength, durability, and safety - Requirements for non-domestic tables. (Level 2)

  • BS EN 15373:2007. Furniture - Strength, durability, and safety - Requirements for non-domestic seating. (Level 3)

  • BS EN 16139:2013. Furniture. Strength, durability, and safety. Requirements for non-domestic seating. (Levels 1 and 2)

  • ANSI/ BIFMA X5.1. General Purpose Office Chairs. Evaluating the safety, durability, and structural adequacy of general-purpose office chairs.

  • BS EN16139:2013    Furniture strength, durability &  safety requirements for non-domestic seating.

  • BS EN 1022: 2005  Domestic furniture seating determination of stability.

  • BS EN 581-1:2006   Outdoor furniture-seating and tables for camping. domestic  & contract use.

  • BS EN 1730:2012     Furniture-tables – test methods for determination of stability, strength & durability

  • BS EN 1725: 1998  Domestic furniture Beds & mattresses safety requirements & test methods

  • BS EN12720   Assessment of surface resistance to cold liquids

  • ANSI/BIFBA 5.1- 2017  chair test (USA TEST)

 

Fire Regulations UK & EU:

  • EN13501-1  fire resistance polycarbonate

  • BS 7176:2007       BS7177 : 2008    Upholstered Furniture & mattresses

  • BS 5852:2006  Test methods of the ignitability of upholstered seating by smoldering and flaming ignition sources.

  • BS  5852:pt2 .1982  crib 5 ignition source.

  • BS EN 1021-3=2006   test methods

  • EN Euro Classification B-s1,d0   surface fire resistance

 

Fire Regulations USA:

  • UFAC (NFPA260) fire  testing materials

  • Cal TB117-2013  Flammability upholstered furniture.

ADDITIONAL UNIQUE TESTS

In addition to this, they are also subjected to additional furniture safety testing derived from the challenges of the hospitality trade. If the product passes, the product is RIGA certified and deemed fit for purpose for the Hospitality public sector. It is also assured that the product is certified, ensuring we deliver comfortable, safe, and durable furniture.

CONTACT

RIGA
177 Brook Drive
Milton Park, Abingdon
OX14 4SD

T 0330 1222 700
info@rigatest.com
© 2020 RIGA

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