|Standard number:||BS 5416:1990|
|ISBN:||0 580 18354 8|
This standard BS 5416:1990 Specification for china tableware is classified in these ICS categories:
- 81.060.01 Ceramics in general
- 97.040.60 Cookware, cutlery and flatware
The British Standard specifies requirements for resistance to water absorption and transluency for china tableware which determine that the description is applied correctly to the product. Compliance is determined by testing a representative sample taken from a consignment.
Properties of tableware which determine its correct description as china or porcelain viz. translucency & resistance to water absorption.