Standard Specification for 6 mm Projectiles Used with Low Energy Air Guns
|Publication Date:||1 April 2015|
|ICS Code (Weapons):||95.060|
This specification establishes requirements and characteristics of airsoft gun projectiles which help define whether an airsoft gun is suitable for use in the sport commonly called airsoft, air soft, or soft air. Furthermore, the specification establishes minimum warning and package labeling to help ensure that the low energy airgun projectiles are used in a safe manner and that the risk of injury is reduced.
Limitations-This specification does not cover the following categories of projectiles: Projectiles covered by Consumer Safety Specification F590 (non-powder guns projectiles), Specification F1979 (paintballs), Specification F2573, and Specification F2574; liquid filled or metallic projectiles, toy products, and non-recreational projectiles such as those used by law enforcement, scientific, or military agencies.
The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.