One of the widely recognized standards for mattress flammability testing is the standard set by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The CPSC has established two regulations specifically addressing mattress flammability:
1. 16 CFR Part 1633: This regulation outlines the requirements for the flammability of mattresses and mattress pads (including futons and mattress sets) sold in the United States. It specifies the test procedures and performance criteria that mattresses must meet to reduce the risk of ignition and limit the spread of fire.
1. 16 CFR Part 1632: This regulation focuses on the flammability requirements for mattresses and mattress pads used in conventional residential settings. It sets forth the test methods and performance standards to evaluate the resistance of mattresses to the ignition of a smoldering cigarette.
These regulations provide guidelines for both the testing procedures and the performance criteria that mattresses must meet to comply with the flammability standards. Compliance with these standards helps ensure the safety of mattresses in terms of fire resistance and reduces the risk of fire-related incidents.
It's important to note that different countries and regions may have their own specific standards and regulations for mattress flammability testing. Therefore, depending on the market or region you are referring to, there may be additional or alternative standards to consider.