BS 12227:2010 pdf download – Playpens for domestic use — Safety requirements and test methods
This European Standard specifies the safety requirements and test methods for playpens and folding playpens for domestic use, for a child with a body weight up to 15 kg.
If a playpen has several functions or can be converted into another function, it shall comply with the relevant standards.
2 Normative references
The following referenced documents are indispensable for the application of this document. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.
EN 71-1, Safety of toys ― Part 1: Mechanical and physical properties
EN 71-2, Safety of toys ― Part 2: Flammability
EN 71-3, Safety of toys ― Part 3: Migration of certain elements
EN 1103, Textiles ― Fabrics for apparel ― Detailed procedure to determine the burning behaviour
EN ISO 2439:2008, Flexible cellular polymeric materials ― Determination of hardness (indentation technique) (ISO 2439:2008)
ISO 7619-2, Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic — Determination of indentation hardness — Part 2: IRHD pocket meter method
3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.
enclosure comprising barrier and integral base intended to retain a child whilst allowing it space in which to
playpen which can be folded or dismantled without the use of a tool for transportation or storage
part attached to the playpen to assist the child within the playpen to attain and maintain a standing position
structure which forms the outer perimeter of the playpen, which may be continuous or comprise several
structure forming the floor of the playpen to support the child