Fire & Flammablity Testing

Specific Test List

BRITISH STANDARD BS 5852DownloadDownload

Ignition Source Performance Time
#0: Smouldering Cigarette 7 - 10 days
#1: 20 seconds, 35 mm Butane Flame 7 - 10 days
#2: 40 seconds, 145mm Butane Flame 7 - 10 days
#3: 70 seconds, 240 mm Butane Flame 7 - 10 days
#4: 8.5 gram wooden crib 7 - 10 days
#5: 17-gram wooden crib 7 - 10 days
#6: 57 gram wooden crib 7 - 10 days
#7: 126 gram wooden crib 7 - 10 days

Sample Size

Product ClassificationRequired Test

Fabric, Interliner, Filling Materials, etc:
3 pieces: 18" x 18" x 3"
3 pieces: 12" x 18" x 3"
Cover Fabric and / or Interliner:
3 yards

Filling Materials:
3 pieces: 18" x 18" x 3"
3 pieces: 12" x 18" x 3"

NOTE: BS 5852 provides for the testing of composite mockups, which are usually a combination of fabric and filling materials. If individual components are submitted (such as fabric separately or filling materials separately), SGS Govmark will supply a corresponding component to form a composite.