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European Union Releases Curtain and Drape Standard

July 19, 2016

The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) has released EN 1102:2016 Textiles and Textile Products - Burning Behaviour - Curtains and Drapes - Detailed Procedure to Determine the Flame Spread of Vertically Oriented Specimens.

The standard addresses a method for determining the flame spread of textiles for curtains and drapes by testing a vertically oriented specimen. It is based on EN ISO 6941.

Date of Ratification: June 12, 2016
Date of Availability: August 3, 2016
Date of Announcement: November 30, 2016
Date of Implementation: February 28, 2017