Baby Mattress Safety Tests & Requirements Performed By Pure Zees
We believe we have the most tested baby mattress with regard safety and health which as a result offers complete reassurance to parents.
Airmid – Test laboratory for AAFA Certification Program
- Test – Projection Microscopy Passed
- Test – Allergen Barrier Assessment Passed
- Test – Water Vapour Resistance Passed
- Test – Passive Allergen Eradication Passed
- Test – Physical Assessment Passed
- Test – Chemical Assessment & Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) of Comfort cover Passed
- Test – VOC screening of whole mattress in chamber Passed
- Test – Assessment for resistance of fabric to water penetration Passed
European & USA Safety Standards and Requirements Testing for baby mattress safety
Test – Assessment of mattress firmness. Somers R.L (2012): method of safety test to reduce the risk of asphyxiation according to the Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health.
This is the new safety standard to be met by baby mattress manufacturers who intend to sell into the Irish, UK and European Union markets and replaces BS 1877. All EU countries and UK must adopt this new standard.
The important aspects of this new baby mattress safety testing are to check for mattress firmness, mattress structural integrity, entrapment hazards, suffocation hazards, chemical hazards EN 71-3:2013, correct & safe markings, packaging and instructions, thermal requirements i.e. fire resistance EN 597-1:2015 & EN 71-2:2011 + A1:2014, clause 5.4
BS 7177:2008 + A1:2011 – Specification for Resistance to ignition of Mattress
This is a British Safety Standard Test for fire resistance of a baby mattress carried out by SGS, a UKAS accredited testing laboratory.
USA Specification for Resistance to ignition of Mattress
16 CFR 1632:2013 Flammability of mattresses
16 CFR 1633:2013 – Flammability (Open Flame) of mattresses
This is the American Safety Standard Test for fire resistance of a baby mattress carried out by LAPI, a CPSC US accredited testing laboratory.
USA Children’s Product Certificate other safety & chemical testing requirements
15 U.S.C 2057c - Determination of Phthalates (CPSC US accredited testing laboratory - Centrocot – Italy)
15 U.S.C. 1278a - Ban on Total Lead Content in Children's Products in Excess of 100 ppm in Children's Products.
16 CFR Part 1303 - Ban of Lead containing paint.
(CPSC US accredited testing laboratory - Centrocot – Italy)
16 CFR 1501 – Test for small parts for articles Which Present Choking, Aspiration or Ingestion Hazards intended for children up to 3 years of age. (CPSC US accredited testing laboratory Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services New York)
16 CFR 1500.48 & 16 CFR 1500.49 - Testing for hazardous sharp points or edges in products intended for children under 8 years of age. (CPSC US accredited testing laboratory Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services New York)
US Voluntary Standard Consumer Specification for Crib Mattresses
ASTM Designation F2933 – 16
Establishes design and size requirements, testing requirements and methods and requirements for labelling for full size and non-full size crib mattresses. (CPSC US accredited testing laboratory Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services New York)
All Components in the Pure Zees are Oeko-tex Standard 100 certified by the fabric manufacturers
The STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is a worldwide consistent, independent testing and certification system for raw, semi-finished, and finished textile products at all processing levels, as well as accessory materials used.