Furniture - Children's cots and folding cots for domestic use - Part 1: Safety requirements

This European Standard specifies safety requirements for children's cots for domestic use with an internal length greater than 900 mm but not more than 1 400 mm.
The requirements apply to a cot that is fully assembled and ready for use.
For cots that can be converted into other items e.g. changing units, playpens additional requirements can apply.
This European Standard does not apply to carry cots, cribs and cradles for which a separate European standard exists.

Möbel - Kinderbetten und Reisekinderbetten für den Wohnbereich - Teil 1: Sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen

Diese Europäische Norm legt Anforderungen an die Sicherheit von Kinderbetten mit einer Innenlänge größer als 900 mm und höchstens 1 400 mm zur Verwendung im Wohnbereich fest.
Die Anforderungen gelten für ein vollständig zusammengebautes und gebrauchsfertiges Kinderbett.
Für Kinderbetten, die in andere Gegenstände, z. B. Wickeltische, Kinderlaufställe, umgebaut werden können, können zusätzliche Anforderungen gelten.
Diese Europäische Norm gilt nicht für Kindertragetaschen, Krippen und Wiegen, für die eine eigenständige Europäische Norm besteht.

Mobilier - Lits à nacelle fixes et pliants à usage domestique pour enfants - Partie 1 : Exigences de sécurité

Pohištvo - Otroške postelje in zložljive posteljice za domačo uporabo - 1. del: Varnostne zahteve (vključno s popravkom AC)

Ta evropski standard določa varnostne zahteve za otroške posteljice za domačo uporabo z
notranjo dolžino več kot 900 mm, a največ 1400 mm.
Zahteve veljajo za otroške postelje, ki so v celoti sestavljene in pripravljene za uporabo.
Za otroške postelje, ki jih je mogoče pretvoriti v druge izdelke, npr. previjalne mize in stajice, lahko
veljajo dodatne zahteve.
Ta evropski standard se ne uporablja za prenosne otroške postelje, posteljice in zibelke, za katere obstaja
ločen evropski standard.

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Furniture - Children's cots and folding cots for domestic use - Part 1: Safety requirements

Möbel - Kinderbetten und Reisekinderbetten für den Wohnbereich - Teil 1:
Sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen

Mobilier - Lits à nacelle fixes et pliants à usage domestique pour enfants - Partie 1:

Exigences de sécurité
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN 716-1:2017+AC:2019
ICS:
97.140 Pohištvo Furniture
97.190 Otroška oprema Equipment for children
SIST EN 716-1:2017+AC:2019 en,fr,de

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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EN 716-1:2017+AC
EUROPEAN STANDARD
NORME EUROPÉENNE
March 2019
EUROPÄISCHE NORM
ICS 97.140; 97.190 Supersedes EN 716-1:2017
English Version
Furniture - Children's cots and folding cots for domestic
use - Part 1: Safety requirements

Mobilier - Lits à nacelle fixes et pliants à usage Möbel - Kinderbetten und Reisekinderbetten für den

domestique pour enfants - Partie 1: Exigences de Wohnbereich - Teil 1: Sicherheitstechnische

sécurité Anforderungen

This European Standard was approved by CEN on 27 February 2017 and includes the Corrigendum issued by CEN on 6 March

2019.

CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this

European Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references

concerning such national standards may be obtained on application to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre or to any CEN

member.

This European Standard exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language made by

translation under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the CEN-CENELEC Management

Centre has the same status as the official versions.

CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia,

Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania,

Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,

Turkey and United Kingdom.
EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDIZATION
COMITÉ EUROPÉEN DE NORMALISATIO N
EUROPÄISCHES KOMITEE FÜR NORMUN G
CEN-CENELEC Management Centre: Rue de la Science 23, B-1040 Brussels

© 2019 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved Ref. No. EN 716-1:2017+AC:2019 E

worldwide for CEN national Members.
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Contents Page

European foreword ....................................................................................................................................................... 3

1 Scope .................................................................................................................................................................... 4

2 Normative references .................................................................................................................................... 4

3 Terms and definitions ................................................................................................................................... 4

4 Safety requirements ....................................................................................................................................... 5

4.1 General ................................................................................................................................................................ 5

4.2 Materials ............................................................................................................................................................. 5

4.2.1 Materials and surfaces .................................................................................................................................. 5

4.2.2 Flammability of textiles, coated textiles and plastics coverings .................................................... 5

4.3 Initial stability .................................................................................................................................................. 5

4.4 Construction ...................................................................................................................................................... 5

4.4.1 General ................................................................................................................................................................ 5

4.4.2 Holes, gaps and openings on the inside of the cot ............................................................................... 6

4.4.3 Head entrapment on the outside of the cot ........................................................................................... 6

4.4.4 Shear and squeeze points ............................................................................................................................. 7

4.4.5 Snag points ........................................................................................................................................................ 7

4.4.6 Locking systems ............................................................................................................................................... 7

4.4.7 Cot base ............................................................................................................................................................... 8

4.4.8 Sides and ends .................................................................................................................................................. 8

4.4.9 Cot rim ................................................................................................................................................................. 9

4.5 Final stability .................................................................................................................................................... 9

4.6 Mattress size ..................................................................................................................................................... 9

5 Packaging ........................................................................................................................................................... 9

6 Instructions for use ........................................................................................................................................ 9

7 Marking ............................................................................................................................................................ 11

Annex A (informative) A–deviations .................................................................................................................. 12

Annex B (informative) Rationale ......................................................................................................................... 14

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European foreword

This document (EN 716-1:2017+AC:2019) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 207

“Furniture”, the secretariat of which is held by UNI.

This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an

identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by December 2017, and conflicting national standards

shall be withdrawn at the latest by December 2017.

Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of

patent rights. CEN [and/or CENELEC] shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent

rights.
This document includes Corrigendum 1 issued by CEN on 6 March 2019.
This document supersedes ˜EN 716-1:2017™.
This document includes the corrigendum 1 which modifies 4.4.8.2.

The start and finish of text introduced or altered by corrigendum is indicated in the text by tags ˜™.

This document has been prepared under a mandate given to CEN by the European Commission and the

European Free Trade Association.
Compared to EN 716-1:2008+A1:2013, the following modifications have been made:
— introduction of the elements of the amendment;

— modification of the references (EN 716-2:2008+A1:2013 replaced with EN 716–2:2017);

— clarification of 4.4.8.1, “Movable sides”;

— modification of 4.4.8.2, “Distance between footholds and top of cot sides and ends”;

— clarification of the instructions for use (Clause 6);
— addition of a warning concerning the risk to add a second mattress in the bed;
— modification of Clause 7 concerning marking.

EN 716, Furniture — Children's cots and folding cots for domestic use, is composed with the following

parts:
— Part 1: Safety requirements;
— Part 2: Test methods.

According to the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organizations of the

following countries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria,

Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia,

France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta,

Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,

Turkey and the United Kingdom.
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1 Scope

This European Standard specifies safety requirements for children's cots for domestic use with an

internal length greater than 900 mm but not more than 1 400 mm.
The requirements apply to a cot that is fully assembled and ready for use.

For cots that can be converted into other items e.g. changing units, playpens additional requirements

can apply.

This European Standard does not apply to carry cots, cribs and cradles for which a separate European

standard exists.
2 Normative references

The following documents, in whole or in part, are normatively referenced in this document and are

indispensable for its application. 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 71-2:2011+A1:2014, Safety of toys — Part 2: Flammability
EN 71-3, Safety of toys — Part 3: Migration of certain elements

EN 716–2:2017, Furniture — Children's cots and folding cots for domestic use — Part 2: Test methods

EN 1103, Textiles - Fabrics for apparel — Detailed procedure to determine the burning behaviour

3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.
3.1
folding cot

cot which can be dismantled or folded without the use of a tool for transportation

Note 1 to entry: This does not include items such as carry cots intended for transportation of infants.

Note 2 to entry: In some countries “folding cots” are also called “travel cots”.
3.2
locking system

mechanism that consists of a locking device and one or more operating devices, which can deactivate

the locking device, e.g. by pushing a button, pressing a lever or turning a knob
3.3
locking device
device intended to maintain the cot or parts of it in its intended position
3.4
shear and squeeze points

gaps which can cause harm to parts of the body and which occur when two accessible parts move

relative to each other
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3.5
accessible parts

when a child’s hand can neither reach through sides nor ends, inside of the cot and the exterior of the

cot 300 mm from the upper part of the rim,

when a child’s hand can reach through sides or ends, whole cot, except for the underside of the cot base

3.6
mattress base
cot base and mattress combined in one component
3.7
movable sides
sliding sides, drop sides, folding sides, etc.
4 Safety requirements
4.1 General

With the exception of the requirements specified in 4.2, the requirements apply both before and after

testing in accordance with EN 716–2.
4.2 Materials
4.2.1 Materials and surfaces

The manufacturer/importer/retailer shall provide verification that all accessible parts meet the

relevant requirements from EN 71-3.
4.2.2 Flammability of textiles, coated textiles and plastics coverings

When tested in accordance with EN 71-2:2011+A1:2014, 5.4, the maximum rate of spread of flame of

textiles, coated textiles or plastic coverings shall be 30 mm/s.
When tested in accordance with EN 1103, there shall be no flash-effect.
4.3 Initial stability
When tested in accordance with EN 716-2:2017, 5.2, the cot shall not overturn.
4.4 Construction
4.4.1 General
4.4.1.1 Edges and protruding parts

Edges and protruding parts accessible during normal use shall be rounded or chamfered and free of

burrs and sharp edges.
4.4.1.2 Self-tapping screws

Self-tapping screws shall not be used to fasten any component that is designed to be removed or

loosened when dismantling the cot for purposes of transportation or storage.
NOTE Self-tapping screws include wood screws, particleboard screws and the like.
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4.4.1.3 Labels and decals

Glued labels and decals shall not be used on the internal surfaces of cot sides and ends unless they are

below the level of the cot base or mattress base.
4.4.1.4 Small parts

When tested in accordance with EN 716-2:2017, 5.5, no accessible part that can be detached shall fit

wholly within the small parts cylinder.
4.4.1.5 Castors and wheels

Castors/wheels shall not be fitted except in the following configuration, either:

a) two or more castors/wheels and at least two other support points, or,
b) at least four castors/wheels, of which at least two can be locked.
4.4.2 Holes, gaps and openings on the inside of the cot
4.4.2.1 General

With the exception of the holes, gaps and openings specified in 4.4.2.2, 4.4.2.3, 4.4.2.4, 4.4.2.5, 4.4.2.6,

4.4.4.2 and 4.4.4.3 all other accessible holes, gaps and openings shall be less than 7 mm, between 12 mm

and 25 mm, or between 45 mm and 65 mm when tested in accordance with EN 716-2:2017, 5.4.1.

4.4.2.2 Assembly holes

There shall be no accessible holes between 7 mm diameter and 12 mm diameter, unless the depth is

less than 10 mm.
4.4.2.3 Distance between cot base and sides and ends

When tested in accordance with EN 716-2:2017, 5.4.1, it shall not be possible for the 25 mm cone to

pass between the cot base and the sides, and between the cot base and the ends.
4.4.2.4 Openings in mesh sides and ends

When the sides or ends are of mesh, it shall not be possible for the 7 mm cone as described in

EN 716-2:2017, 4.1 to pass through the holes of the mesh.
4.4.2.5 Distance between slats of the cot base

When tested in accordance with EN 716-2:2017, 5.4.1, it shall not be possible for the 60 mm cone to

pass between two adjacent slats of the cot base.
4.4.2.6 Openings in mesh of the cot base

When tested in accordance with EN 716-2:2017, 5.4.1, it shall not be possible for the 85 mm cone to

pass through a cot base made of mesh.
4.4.3 Head entrapment on the outside of the cot

The following requirements do not apply to cots that have mesh or fabric sides/ends and a rigid leg or

support system, when the lowest part of the opening is less than 100 mm from the floor.

When tested in accordance with EN 716-2:2017, 5.4.2, completely bound openings on the outside

(exterior) of the cot that allow passage of the small head probe, shall also allow the large head probe to

pass completely through the bound opening.
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Completely bound openings that allow the large probe to pass completely through shall comply with the

requirement for partially bound, V and irregular shaped openings when tested in accordance with

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