The standard sets forth the terms and definitions, requirements, testing methods and inspection rules hereof, applicable to various home mattresses (excluding water mattress and air bed) made of PVC and PVC artificial leather
|Test item||Name of hazardous substance||Limit||Remarks|
|Hazardous substances in mattress fabric||Decomposable aromatic amine dye a||Prohibition b||Indirect contact|
|Prohibited flame retardant a||Prohibition b|
|Volatile hazardous substances in mattress||Content of formaldehyde release||≤0.10mg/m3|
|Sensitive ordor||≤Level 3|
a. See Appendix A for type and name of prohibited decomposable aromatic amine dye and flame retardant
b. LOD of textile fabrics is pursuant to stipulations for decomposable aromatic amine dye in GB 18401 and that of leather and fur is subject to stipulations in GB/T 19942.
The standard will be approved in the 90th day since its issuing by WTO secretary. The formal date for its effectiveness is six months since its approval.