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CFR 1616 Childrens Sleepwear Sketch
Part 1616 — Standard for the Flammability of Children's Sleepwear Sizes 7 through 14 (previously described by FF 5-74)

SCOPE

All children's sleepwear items sizes 7 through 14.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF TEST

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 1616.

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.