The USCPSC issued a final rule on 15 December 2017 regarding new safety standards for children’s folding chairs and stools. The rule at 16 CFR Part 1232 incorporates by reference, ASTM F2613-17a (Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Children’s Chairs and Stools). Further information regarding the final rule is available here.
This final rule will be effective from the 15th June 2018.
Third party testing authorities that wish to be CPSC-accepted for this new regulation must submit an application, available here. Please note that to be considered for CPSC-acceptance, the scope of accreditation must include a specific reference to “16 CFR Part 1232”.