Standard Specification for Consumer Safety for Portable Hook-On Chairs
|Publication Date:||10 January 1998|
|ICS Code (Equipment for children):||97.190|
1.1 This specification covers the performance requirements and test methods designed to ensure the satisfactory performance of the portable hook-on chair.
1.2 This specification is intended to minimize injuries to children resulting from normal use and reasonably foreseeable misuse or abuse of chairs.
1.3 For the purposes of this specification a chair is:
1.3.1 A seat made for the express purpose of seating and holding a child who can remain in a sitting position due to his or her own coordination.
1.3.2 Usually a legless seat constructed to locate the occupant at a table in such a position and elevation so that the surface of the table can be used as the feeding surface for the occupant.
1.3.3 Supported solely by the table on which it is mounted. These chairs are intended for use by children between the ages of six months and three years and who weigh no more than 37 lb (16.8 kg) (95th percentile male at three years).
1.4 No chair produced after the approval date of this consumer safety specification shall, either by label or other means, indicate compliance with this specification unless it conforms to all applicable requirements contained herein.
1.5 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI units given in parentheses are for information only.
1.6 The following precautionary caveat pertains to the test methods portion only, Section 6, of this specification: 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.