July 19, 2016
ASTM International has issued ASTM F2613-16 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Children's Chairs and Stools.
The standard specifies testing requirements for structural integrity and performance requirements for children’s chairs and stools and provides labeling requirements for each. Additionally, the standard ensures safety of a chair or stool intended to be used by a single child who can get in and get out of the product unassisted and with a seat height of 15 inches or less, with or without a rocking base.
The standard was published on June 1, 2016.