Tests and Standards

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ASTM E 84

Steiner Tunnel Test

ASTM

American Society for Testing and Materials

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

NFPA 701

Vertical Ignition Test (Equivalent test is UL 214, Test for Flame Propagation of Fabrics and Films)

NFPA 260

Cigarette ignition resistance test of furniture components - Upholstered Furniture (Also known as CAL TB 117)

NFPA 261

Cigarette ignition resistance test of furniture components - Of Mock-Up Upholstered Furniture Assemblies

NFPA 266

Full Seating Test

AATCC

American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists

CFFA

Chemical Fabrics and Film Association

ASTM D4157

Wyzenbeek abrasion resistance test

ASTM D3884

Taber Abraser test

ASTM D4966

Martindale abrasion test

AATCC Test Method 16

Fade-Ometer test

AATCC Test Method 8

Crocking resistance test

ASTM D2261

Tearing strength test, tongue method

AATCC Test Method 147

Bacteria resistance test

BIFMA

Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association

ANSI/BIFMA X5.1

Standards for general-purpose office chairs

ANSI/BIFMA X5.2

Standards for lateral files

ANSI/BIFMA X5.3

Standards for vertical files

ANSI/BIFMA X5.4

Standards for lounge seating

ANSI/BIFMA X5.5

Standards for desk products

ANSI/BIFMA X5.6

Standards for panel systems

CPSC

Consumer Product Safety Commission

ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act

ICC/ANSI A117.1

Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

IBC

International Building Code

UBC

Uniform Building Code

BOCA

The BOCA National Building Code

SBC

The Standard Building Code

ICC

International Code Council

NEC

National Electric Code

NFPA

National Fire Protection Agency

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

NRTL

Nationally Recognized Testing Labratory

UL

Underwriters Labratory

UL 10B

Fire Test of Door Assemblies

ASTM C1396

Standard Specification for Gypsum Board

ASTM E119

Standard Test Method for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials

Hose stream test

Uses high-pressure hose stream to stimulate how well the assembly stands up to an impact from falling debris and the cooling and eroding effects of water. (Second part of ASTM E119)

NFPA 252

Standard Methods for Fire Tests of Door Assemblies

NFPA 257

Standard for Fire Test for Window and Glass Bock Assemblies

ASTM E84

Steiner Tunnel Test or Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials

ASTM E662

Standard Test Method for Specific Optical Density of Smoke Generated by Solid Materials

ASTM E648

Flooring Radiant Panel Test

ASTM D2859

Methane Pill Test

NFPA 265

Room Corner Test

NFPA258

Smoke Density Chamber Test

NFPA286

Standard Methods of Fire Tests for Evaluating Contribution of Wall and Ceiling Interior Finish to Room Fire Growth

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