BS EN 16121. Non-domestic storage furniture. Requirements for safety, strength, durability and stability
|Standard number:||21/30431229 DC|
|Status:||Draft for Comment|
This standard 21/30431229 DC BS EN 16121. Non-domestic storage furniture. Requirements for safety, strength, durability and stability is classified in these ICS categories:
- 97.140 Furniture
This document specifies requirements for the safety, strength, and durability for all types of non-domestic storage furniture including office storage furniture.
It does not apply to domestic storage, industrial storage, kitchen, catering equipment, retail storage, and industrial storage lockers.
Requirements for strength and durability do not apply to the structure of the building for example the strength of wall hanging cabinets includes only the cabinets and the parts used for attachment. The wall and the wall attachments are not included.
This document contains five annexes:
Annex A (normative) Test methods for finger entrapment and shear and compression;
Annex B (normative) Requirements for schools, kindergartens and similar applications;
Annex C (normative) Selecting product from a range of furniture;
Annex D (informative) Guidance of test severity in relation to application for non-domestic storage furniture;
Annex E (informative) Suggested loads for tests not specified in this document.
It does not include requirements for the resistance to ageing, degradation and flammability.