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CEN - EN 13138-3

Buoyant aids for swimming instruction - Part 3: Safety requirements and test methods for swim seats into which a user is positioned

active, Most Current
Organization: CEN
Publication Date: 1 October 2021
Status: active
Page Count: 60
ICS Code (Lifejackets, buoyancy aids and flotation devices): 13.340.70
ICS Code (Outdoor and water sports equipment): 97.220.40
scope:

This document specifies safety requirements for design, sizing, materials, strength and in-water performance as well as provisions for marking and the information supplied by the manufacturer for swim seats. It also specifies the relevant test methods. This document is not applicable to products covered by EN 13138-1 and EN 13138-2.

This document applies only to swimming devices into which the user is placed and which have either inherent buoyancy or can be inflated or a combination of both. It only applies to class A swimming devices intended to introduce the user to the water environment. These swimming devices are only intended for children aged up to 36 months with a body mass less than or equal to 19 kg. It does not apply to class B or class C swimming devices, to pull buoys, lifebuoys, buoyancy aids, lifejackets or aquatic toys.

Document History

EN 13138-3
October 1, 2021
Buoyant aids for swimming instruction - Part 3: Safety requirements and test methods for swim seats into which a user is positioned
This document specifies safety requirements for design, sizing, materials, strength and in-water performance as well as provisions for marking and the information supplied by the manufacturer for...
October 1, 2007
Buoyant aids for swimming instruction - Part 3: Safety requirements and test methods for swim seats to be worn
A description is not available for this item.
August 1, 2003
Buoyant aids for swimming instruction - Part 3: Safety requirements and test methods for swim seats to be worn
A description is not available for this item.

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