Standard: NFPA 261

STANDARD METHOD OF TEST FOR DETERMINING RESISTANCE OF MOCK-UP UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE MATERIAL ASSEMBLIES TO IGNITION BY SMOLDERING CIGARETTES

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Scope:

This test shall apply to upholstered furniture mock-ups.

Mock-up testing is used in assessing the relative resistance to continuing combustion of individual materials used in furniture, such as cover fabrics, filling materials, and welt tape, in realistic combinations and in an ideal geometric arrangement of the seat cushions, back, and arms of furniture items.

Purpose. This test method is designed to evaluate the ignition resistance of upholstered furniture when exposed to smoldering cigarettes under specified conditions.

Organization: National Fire Protection Association
Document Number: nfpa 261
Publish Date: 2013-01-01
Page Count: 18
Change Type: COMPLETE REVISION
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: YES
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Active

Document History

Document # Change Type Update Date Revision Status
NFPA 261 Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2009-01-01 Revision: 09 Status: INAC
NFPA 261 Change Type: Update Date: 2003-07-18 Revision: 03 Status: INAC
NFPA 261 Change Type: Update Date: 1998-08-05 Revision: 98 Status: INAC
NFPA 261 Change Type: Update Date: 1994-01-01 Revision: 94 Status: INAC
NFPA 261 Change Type: Update Date: 1989-02-06 Revision: 89 Status: INAC

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