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BS 7175:1989 Methods of test for the ignitability of bedcovers and pillows by smouldering and flaming ignition sources

BS 7175:1989

Methods of test for the ignitability of bedcovers and pillows by smouldering and flaming ignition sources

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Standard number:BS 7175:1989
Pages:24
Released:1989-07-31
ISBN:0 580 17310 0
Status:Standard
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BS 7175:1989


This standard BS 7175:1989 Methods of test for the ignitability of bedcovers and pillows by smouldering and flaming ignition sources is classified in these ICS categories:
  • 97.160 Home textiles. Linen
  • 13.220.40 Ignitability and burning behaviour of materials and products

This British Standard describes methods of test for the ignitability of bedcovers and pillows when subjected to smouldering and flaming types of ignition sources of differing severities.

It is divided into five sections as follows.

  • Section 1: General;
  • Section 2: Pillows and continental quilts tested with smouldering and flaming ignition sources;
  • Section 3: Individual bedcovers (including mattress cases and covers, sheets, pillowslips, blankets, bedspreads and continental quilt covers) tested with smouldering and flaming ignition sources;
  • Section 4: Composites of known bedcovers and pillows tested with smouldering and flaming ignition sources;
  • Section 5: Final examination of test specimens and test report.

NOTE The titles of the publications referred to in this standard are listed on the inside back cover.


Uses the ignition sources in BS 5852 to assess the ignitability of pillows, quilts, mattress cases & covers, sheets, pillowslips, blankets, bedspreads & quilt covers, individually and in combination.