SBS Priority Sector 09 - Furniture and Household Appliances

The following Technical Committees have been considered of particular interest for SMEs:

Additional  CEN and CENELEC TCs in the Furniture and Household appliances include:  

CEN Technical Committees

CENELEC Technical Committees

Standards for Household appliances associated with the Machinery Directive

Please check the following link: https://genorma.com/en/project/search-by-directive/14351474 selecting "draft" in the "advanced search option" and including the keyword "household".

More information on the Machinery Directive can be found on the link: https://genorma.com/en/project/search-by-directive/14351474

Standards for Household appliances associated with the Low Voltage Directive

Please check the following link: https://genorma.com/en/project/search-by-directive/24936748 selecting "draft" in the "advanced search option" and including the keyword "household".

More information on the Low Voltage Directive can be found on the link: https://genorma.com/en/directive/show/24936748

Strategic Topics associated with Furniture

Topic: Circular economy and circularity

prEN XXX - Furniture - Circularity - Requirement and evaluation tools for dis/re-assembly 

Scope: This draft standard defines requirements and evaluation tools for assessing the ability to (dis/re) -assembly of furniture. The standard gives a framework comprising of principles, tools and parameters. | Current stage:**20.60_Close of comment period_ Oct 7, 2021 | **Originator: CEN | Owner: CEN/TC 207 Furniture | Link to the dynamic information on the draft:  https://genorma.com/en/project/show/cen:proj:74071

Standards for furniture associated with the General Product Safety Directive

Please check the following link: https://genorma.com/en/project/search-by-directive/6930045 selecting "draft" in the "advanced search option" and including the keyword "furniture".

More information on the General Product Safety Directive can be found on the link: https://genorma.com/en/directive/show/6930045

Work items of particular interest for SMEs for furniture

Click below for more information of some of the relevant work items:

Office furniture - Office work chair - Part 1: Dimensions - Determination of dimensions

50.60 Close of voting. Proof returned by secretariat

CEN/TC 207

Furniture - Domestic and kitchen storage units and kitchen-worktops - Safety requirements and test methods

50.60 Close of voting. Proof returned by secretariat

CEN/TC 207

Children's furniture - Mattresses for cots and cribs - Safety requirements and test methods

50.60 Close of voting. Proof returned by secretariat

CEN/TC 207

Hardware for furniture - Test and evaluation methods for the corrosion resistance of furniture fittings

60.60 Standard published

CEN/TC 207

Furniture - Assessment of the surface reflectance

45.99 Dispatch of FV draft to CCMC

CEN/TC 207

Furniture - Assessment of the surface resistance to microscratching

45.99 Dispatch of FV draft to CCMC

CEN/TC 207

Surface quality classes for hot rolled round bars and rods - Technical delivery conditions

40.20 DIS ballot initiated: 12 weeks

CEN/TC 459/SC 6

Writing boards for educational institutions - Ergonomic, technical and safety requirements and their test methods

40.60 Close of voting

CEN/TC 207

Furniture - Strength, durability and safety - Requirements for non-domestic tables

40.60 Close of voting

CEN/TC 207

Non-domestic storage furniture - Requirements for safety, strength, durability and stability

40.60 Close of voting

CEN/TC 207

Furniture - Chairs and tables for educational institutions - Part 2: Safety requirements and test methods

40.60 Close of voting

CEN/TC 207

Furniture - Star bases for seating - Requirements and test methods

40.60 Close of voting

CEN/TC 207