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CFR 1615 Childrens Sleepwear Sketch

Part 1615 — Standard for the Flammability of Children's Sleepwear Sizes 0 through 6X (previously described by FF 3-71)

Scope

All children's sleepwear items sizes 0 through 6X.

The material to be tested is placed inside a metal frame which covers both sides of the material. An area 2" x 10" of the material remains exposed. The framed material is placed into the test cabinet in a vertical position and suspended over a 1.5" test flame for a period of 3 seconds. The bottom edge of the test specimen hangs 0.75" into the flame. The test measures char length only.

Acceptance Criteria

Test Category Number of
Specimens Tested
Maximum Number of
10" Burns Permitted
Max Average Char
Length Permitted
Fabric 10
15
0
1
7.0"
7.0"
Prototype 15
30
1
2
7.0"
7.0"
Garments 15 3 7.0"

NOTE

Certain tight-fitting children's sleepwear are exempted from the test. The measurement details to determine "tight-fitting" are fully described in Part 1615.

The fabric and trim used in tight-fitting sleepwear is still subject to Part 1610 testing.

Full document text is available from: Superintendent of Documents.