Intertek's furniture flammability and fire resistance testing labs will ensure that your furniture does not ignite and pose risk to lives and property.

Furniture flammability testing is designed to ensure that the furniture meets required standards and regulations established by many countries to help mitigate the intensity of household fires. Flammability testing focuses on checking fire resistance of furniture, cover fabrics and filling materials in accordance with international standards, such as UK Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulation 1998 and California Technical Bulletin 117.

We offer extensive options for flammability testing for furniture, including:

  • Cigarette burn tests
  • Match burn tests
  • Ignition resistance tests
  • Flaming and smoldering screening tests

Flammability testing standards we test include:

  • California TB 133: Flammability Testing of Public Seating, California TB 129 and 603: Mattress Flammability, and California TB 116 and TB 117: Cigarette and Furniture Component Flammability
  • 16 CFR 1632 and 1633
  • ASTM E1590 - 07 Standard Test Method for Fire Testing of Mattresses and ASTM E84 Flammability
  • NFPA 260 and 261 Cigarette Flammability
  • BS 5852:2006 Methods of test for assessment of the ignitability of upholstered seating by smoldering and flaming ignition sources, BS 6807 Flammability, and BS 7177 Flammability Requirements
  • BS EN 597-1 and 2 Flammability
  • EN 1021-1 and 2 Flammability
  • IMO A652 (16) – Upholstered Furniture and IMO A688 (17) – Ignitability of Bedding Components
  • Irish Furniture and Furnishings Flammability Testing S.I. No. 316/1995 Industrial Research and standards (Fire Safety)(Domestic Furniture) Order 1995

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