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NEN-EN 12520

Furniture - Strength, durability and safety - Requirements for domestic seating

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Organization: NEN
Publication Date: 1 January 2016
Status: active
Page Count: 10
ICS Code (Furniture): 97.140
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NEN-EN 12520 specifies the minimum requirements for the safety, strength and durability of all types of domestic seating for adults. It does not apply to ranked seating, seating for non-domestic use, office work chairs, office visitors chairs, chairs for educational institutions, outdoor seating and to links for linked seating for which European Standards exist. It does not include requirements for the durability of upholstery materials, castors, reclining and tilting mechanisms and seat height adjustment mechanisms. It does not include requirements for electrical safety. It does not include requirements for the resistance to ageing, degradation, flammability and ergonomics. The tests are based on use by persons weighing up to 110 kg.

Document History

NEN-EN 12520
January 1, 2016
Furniture - Strength, durability and safety - Requirements for domestic seating
NEN-EN 12520 specifies the minimum requirements for the safety, strength and durability of all types of domestic seating for adults. It does not apply to ranked seating, seating for non-domestic use,...
June 1, 2015
Furniture - Strength, durability and safety - Requirements for domestic seating
NEN-EN 12520 specifies the minimum requirements for the safety, strength and durability of all types of domestic seating for adults. It does not apply to ranked seating, seating for non-domestic use,...
April 1, 2010
Furniture - Strength, durability and safety - Requirements for domestic seating
This European standard specifies the minimum requirements for the safety, strength and durability of all types of domestic seating for adults. It does not apply to ranked seating, seating for...
August 1, 2008
Furniture - Strength, durability and safety - Requirements for domestic seating
This European standard specifies the minimum requirements for the safety, strength and durability of all types of domestic seating for adults. It does not apply to ranked seating, seating for...
September 1, 1996
Domestic furniture - Seating - Safety requirements
Specifies mechanical and structureal safety requirements for all types of domestic seating for adults including folding and adjustable seating. Applies to seating that can be converted into beds, but...

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