Provisional Safety Specification for Drawstrings on Children's Upper Outerwear
|Publication Date:||10 January 1997|
|ICS Code (Equipment for children):||97.190|
1.1 This provisional specification is intended to reduce strangulation and vehicular dragging hazards associated with drawstrings on children's upper outerwear.
1.2 The type of clothing covered by this provisional specification is girls' and boys' clothing, such as jackets and sweatshirts, generally intended to be worn on the exterior of other clothing.
1.3 The sizes covered by this provisional specification are sizes 2T to 12 for neck/hood drawstrings and sizes 2T to 16 for waist/bottom drawstrings.
1.4 Upper outerwear with fully retractable drawstrings are exempt.
1.5 Provisional standards achieve limited consensus through approval of the sponsoring subcommittee.