Writing and marking instruments Specification for caps to reduce the risk of asphyxiation
|Standard number:||BS 7272-1:2008|
|ISBN:||978 0 580 59994 1|
This standard BS 7272-1:2008 Writing and marking instruments is classified in these ICS categories:
- 01.100.40 Drawing equipment
- 97.180 Miscellaneous domestic and commercial equipment
- 97.190 Equipment for children
This part of BS 7272 specifies requirements to reduce the risk of asphyxiation from caps for writing and marking instruments. It relates to such instruments which in normal or foreseeable circumstances are likely to be used by children up to the age of 14 years.
This part of BS 7272 is not applicable to the following:
- writing and marking instruments which are designed or only intended for use by adults, e.g. jewellery pens, expensive fountain pens, professional technical pens.
Transit caps for refills are not covered by this part of BS 7272.