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  • ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)
    Manufactured Goods
  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
    Evaluation of fire risk (excluding electrical products) and fire mitigation performance
    Mattresses, divans and bed bases; Upholstered furniture;
    Ignitability;
    To be determined;
    upholstered furniture - AS 3744.1; AS 3744.2; AS/NZS 4088.1; BS 7177 (BS EN 597 and BS 6807); BS EN 1021 Part 1; 2 BS EN 1021 Part 2; upholstered seating - BS 5852 Sources 0 to 5 inclusive; bedding components to International Maritime Organisation Resolution A.688 (17)
    Evaluation of furniture
    Plastic monobloc chairs;
    Dimensions; Durability; Functional characteristics; Safety; Stability; Strength;
    To be determined;
    AS/NZS 3813

    Mattresses, divans and bed bases;
    Dimensions; Durability; Functional characteristics; Safety; Stability; Strength;
    To be determined;
    BS EN 1957

    Tables;
    Durability; Safety; Strength;

    BS EN 15372

    non-domestic tables



    Tables; Upholstered furniture;
    Dimensions; Durability; Functional characteristics; Safety; Stability; Strength;
    To be determined;
    BS EN 1730; EN 12521; Domestic kitchen equipment - AS/NZS 4387; Domestic kitchen furniture - AS/NZS 4386; Storage furniture - BS 4875 Parts 7 and 8

    Beds, bunk beds and elevated beds;
    Dimensions; Durability; Functional characteristics; Safety; Stability; Strength;
    To be determined;
    Beds - BS EN 1725; BS EN 1957; Bunk beds - AS/NZS 4220; Consumer Protection Notice No. 1 of 2003; Children's beds - AFRDI Standard 143

    Office storage furniture, filing cabinets and pedestals;
    Stability;
    To be determined;
    AS/NZS 4935

    freestanding chests of drawers, wardrobes and bookshelves/bookcases




    Dimensions; Durability; Safety; Stability; Strength;
    To be determined;
    Office storage furniture - AS/NZS 4790; ANSI/BIFMA X5.3; ANSI/BIFMA X5.4; ANSI/BIFMA X5.9; BS 4875 Part 7; BS 4875 Part 8; ISO 7170; ISO 7171; Lateral files - AS 5079.1; Retail spinners to AFRDI 144; AS/NZS 4829; Vertical files - ANSI/BIFMA X5.3; AS 5079.2.


    Dimensions; Durability; Functional characteristics; Safety; Stability; Strength;
    To be determined;
    Office furniture - ANSI SOHO S6.5

    School and educational furniture;
    Dimensions; Safety; Stability; Strength;
    To be determined;
    AS/NZS 4610.2; AS/NZS 4610.3; ranked seating - EN 12727

    Office work stations, tables and desks;
    Dimensions; Durability; Safety; Stability; Strength;
    To be determined;
    desks - ANSI/BIFMA X5.5; AS/NZS 4442; BS EN 527 Part 1; BS EN 527 Part 2; BS EN 527 Part 3; workstations - ANSI/BIFMA X5.6 (excluding panel flamability tests); AS/NZS 4443; work tables - BS EN 527 Part 1; BS EN 527 Part 2; BS EN 527 Part 3
     

    Chairs, stools and settees - Fixed and adjustable height;
    Dimensions; Durability; Functional characteristics; Safety; Stability; Strength;
    To be determined;
    Chairs and stools - ISO 7173, ISO 7174/1; AS/NZS 4688; Domestic seating - EN 1728;


    Dimensions; Durability; Fatigue; Functional characteristics; Stability; Strength;
    To be determined;
    Chairs - ANSI/BIFMA X5.;, Large Occupant Seating - ANSI/BIFMA X5.11; AS/NZS 4438; Components - AFRDI 109; Fixed height chairs - AS/NZS 4688; Mobile pedestals - AS 5079.3; Office pedestal seating - BS 5459 Part 2; Office work chairs - BS EN 1335 Part 1; BS EN 1335 Part 2; BS EN 1335 Part 3; ISO 21015;

    Outdoor furniture;
    Dimensions; Durability; Fatigue; Functional characteristics; Load; Stability; Strength;
    To be determined;
    BS EN 581 Part 1; BS EN 581 Part 2; BS EN 581 Part 3
    Evaluation of products for infants and children
    Highchairs;
    Determination of crotch restraint location; Stability overload; Strength of restraints and attachments;
    To be determined;
    AS 4684; BS EN 14988

    Cots;
    Abuse - Torque evaluation; Bite endurance for rubber components; Compressive strength; Dropside load; Durability; Entrapment; Evaluation of folding or sliding mechanisms; Head barrier and foot opening probe evaluation; Impact resistance; Load; Projections and gaps; Small parts; Strength; Strength of restraints and attachments; Tensile force;
    To be determined;
    Children's cots - AS/NZS 2172; Consumer Protection Notice No. 6 of 2005; ASTM F1169; AS NZS 8811.1, Method 1; Folding cots - AS/NZS 2195; Consumer Protection Notice No. 4 of 2008.
    Material performance evaluation of elastomers, plastics and composite products
    Foam materials;
    Resilience;

    AS 2281; AS 2282.11,


    Cell count;

    AS 2282.5,


    Dimensions;
    To be determined;
    AS 2281; AS 2282.2,

    Foam materials;
    Density;
    To be determined;
    AS 2281; AS 2282.3, AS 2282.4
    flexible cellular polyethylene sheeting up to 13 mm thick

    including flexible cellular polyethylene sheeting




    Force deflection;

    AS 2281; AS 2282.8,


    Sample preparation and conditioning;
    To be determined;
    AS 2282.0,


    Compression;

    AS 2281; AS 2282.9, AS 2282.12


    compression set, compression fatigue



    Tear resistance;
    To be determined;
    AS 2281; AS 2282.7,

    Laminate;
    Moisture;
    To be determined;
    BS EN438 Part ;2 AS/NZS 2924.2


    moisture resistance



    Appearance; Crazing resistance; Heat resistance; Immersion in boiling water; Resistance to cigarette burns; Resistance to cracking; Resistance to surface wear; Stain resistance; Steam resistance; Thickness;
    To be determined;
    BS EN438 Part 2; AS/NZS 2924.2


    Impact resistance;
    Falling ball - Large diameter;
    BS EN438 Part ;2 AS/NZS 2924.2


    Dimensional stability;
    To be determined;
    BS EN438 Part 2; AS/NZS 2924.2
    at 20°C and elevated temperatures
    Material performance evaluation of paint and related products
    Protective coatings on wooden furniture;
    Surface resistance to mechanical damage;
    Not applicable;
    BS 3962 Part 6


    Surface resistance to cold liquids;
    Not applicable;
    BS EN 12720


    Heat resistance;
    Not applicable;
    BS EN 12722


    Surface resistance to cold oils and fats;
    Not applicable;
    BS 3962 Part 5


    Wet heat resistance;
    Not applicable;
    BS EN 12721
    Mechanical performance evaluation of components for building envelopes, framing and interior lining
    Timber and timber products;
    Bond durability;
    To be determined;
    AS/NZS 4266.33


    Bending properties; Modulus of elasticity;
    To be determined;
    AS/NZS 4266 .5


    Bond strength;
    To be determined;
    AS/NZS 4266.32


    Nail pull resistance;
    To be determined;
    AS/NZS 4266 .13