Fire & Flammablity Testing

Specific Test List

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16 CFR 1610 - General Wearing Apparel

Test Sample Size Performance Time
Fabric 1 piece: 18" x 36" (or 3 garments) 5 - 7 days

16 CFR 1611 - General Wearing Apparel

Test Sample Size Performance Time
Vinyl 1 piece: 18" x 36" (or 3 garments) 5 - 7 days

16 CFR 1615 - Children's Sleepwear (Size 0 - 6X)

Test Sample Size Performance Time
Fabric:
Initial Test
Test After 50 Launderings

2 pieces: 12" x 36"
2 pieces: 12" x 36"

3 - 5 days
17 - 20 days
Prototype Seam 30 pieces: 4" x 10" 5 - 7 days
Prototype Trim 30 pieces: 4" x 10" 5 - 7 days
Production Garment 30 pieces: 4" x 10" 5 - 7 days

16 CFR 1615 - Children's Sleepwear (Size 7 - 14)

Test Sample Size Performance Time
Fabric:
Initial Test
Test After 50 Launderings

2 pieces: 12" x 36"
2 pieces: 12" x 36"

3 - 5 days
17 - 20 days
Prototype Seam 30 pieces: 4" x 10" 5 - 7 days
Prototype Trim 30 pieces: 4" x 10" 5 - 7 days
Production Garment 30 pieces: 4" x 10" 5 - 7 days

16 CFR 1630 - Carpets & Rugs

Test Sample Size Performance Time
Carpet 12 pieces: 9" x 9" 5 - 7 days
Underlayment 12 pieces: 9" x 9" 5 - 7 days
Composite (Carpet + Underlayment) 12 pieces: 9" x 9" 5 - 7 days

16 CFR 1631 - Small Carpets & Rugs

Test Sample Size Performance Time
Carpet 12 pieces: 9" x 9" 5 - 7 days
Underlayment 12 pieces: 9" x 9" 5 - 7 days
Composite (Carpet + Underlayment) 12 pieces: 9" x 9" 5 - 7 days

16 CFR 1632 - Mattresses & Mattress Pads (Cigarette Test)

Test Sample Size Performance Time
Prototype Mattresses 2 Mattresses (twin size) 5 - 7 days
Prototype Mattress Pads 6 Mattress Pads 7 - 10 days
Ticking Substitution Test 2 yards x full width 5 - 7 days

16 CFR 1633 - Large Scale Open Flame

Test Sample Size Performance Time
Qualified Prototype 3 Mattress Sets (twin size) 10 - 14 days
Confirmed Prototype 1 Mattress Set (twin size) 7 - 10 days
Subordinate Prototype 1 Mattress Set (twin size) 7 - 10 days
Objective Data or Experimental 1 Mattress Set (twin size) 7 - 10 days