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As part of the rulemaking process required by Section 104(b) of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted unanimously to approve new federal regulation 16 CFR 1233 Safety Standard for Portable Hook-On Chairs.
The rule adopts the existing ASTM standard, F1235-15 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Portable Hook-On Chairs, without any changes. As described within the scope of the ASTM F1235-15 standard, a “Portable Hook-On Chair” is:
The ASTM F1235-15 standard addresses general safety requirements such as sharp points, sharp edges, locking and latching mechanisms, scissoring, shearing and pinching, marking and labeling, instructional literature, etc., as well as specific performance requirements for hook-on chairs including:
The effective date of the rule is September 28, 2016. Portable hook-on chairs manufactured on and after this date must meet the requirements of 16 CFR 1233. Additionally, the certification for the hook-on chairs manufactured on and after September 28, 2016, must be based on testing performed at a CPSC accepted third-party laboratory.
The Final Rule can be viewed at: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-03-28/pdf/2016-06769.pdf
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