Child use and care articles - Baby bouncers - Safety requirements and test methods

This European Standard specifies the minimum safety requirements and test methods for vertically suspended baby bouncers for domestic use, for children who can support their head unaided and up to a maximum weight of 12 kg.
This standard does not include products that allow the child to lay down such as vertically suspended moses baskets and carrycots.
This standard does not include baby bouncers designed for children with special needs.

Artikel für Säuglinge und Kleinkinder - Kinderhüpfsitze (Hopser) - Sicherheitstechnicshe Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren

Diese Norm legt sicherheitstechnische Mindestanforderungen und Prüfverfahren für senkrecht aufgehängte Kinderhüpfsitze (Hopser) fest, zum häuslichen Gebrauch für Kinder mit einem Gewicht bis 12 kg, die ihren Kopf ohne Unterstützung halten können.
Diese Norm gilt nicht für Produkte, wie senkrecht hängende Babykörbe und Babytragetaschen, in denen ein Kind liegen kann.
Von dieser Norm ausgenommen sind Kinderhüpfsitze (Hopser), die für Kinder mit besonderen Bedürfnissen bestimmt sind.

Articles de puériculture - Nacelles a oscillation verticale - Exigences de sécurité et méthodes d'essais

La présente Norme européenne spécifie les exigences minimales de sécurité et les méthodes d'essai pour les nacelles a oscillation verticale a usage domestique destinées a des enfants capables de soutenir leur tete d'eux-memes et pesant jusqu'a 12 kg maximum.
La présente norme ne couvre pas les produits qui permettent a l'enfant de rester couché, tels que les couffins et porte-bébé a suspension verticale.
La présente norme ne couvre pas les nacelles a oscillation verticale conçues pour les enfants ayant des besoins spécifiques.

Izdelki za otroke –Otroški skokec –Varnostne zahteve in preskusne metode

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Published
Publication Date
30-Nov-2003
Current Stage
6060 - National Implementation/Publication (Adopted Project)
Start Date
01-Dec-2003
Due Date
01-Dec-2003
Completion Date
01-Dec-2003

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2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.Izdelki za otroke –Otroški skokec –Varnostne zahteve in preskusne metodeArtikel für Säuglinge und Kleinkinder - Kinderhüpfsitze (Hopser) - Sicherheitstechnicshe Anforderungen und PrüfverfahrenArticles de puériculture - Nacelles a oscillation verticale - Exigences de sécurité et méthodes d'essaisChild use and care articles - Baby bouncers - Safety requirements and test methods97.190Otroška opremaEquipment for childrenICS:Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z:EN 14036:2003SIST EN 14036:2003en01-december-2003SIST EN 14036:2003SLOVENSKI

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EUROPEAN STANDARDNORME EUROPÉENNEEUROPÄISCHE NORMEN 14036September 2003ICS 97.190English versionChild use and care articles - Baby bouncers - Safetyrequirements and test methodsArticles de puériculture - Nacelles à oscillation verticale -Exigences de sécurité et méthodes d'essaisArtikel für Säuglinge und Kleinkinder - Kinderhüpfsitze(Hopser) - Sicherheitstechnicshe Anforderungen undPrüfverfahrenThis European Standard was approved by CEN on 23 May 2003.CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this EuropeanStandard the status of a national standard without any alteration. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such nationalstandards may be obtained on application to the 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 translationunder the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the Management Centre has the same status as the officialversions.CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece,Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and UnitedKingdom.EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDIZATIONCOMITÉ EUROPÉEN DE NORMALISATIONEUROPÄISCHES KOMITEE FÜR NORMUNGManagement Centre: rue de Stassart, 36

B-1050 Brussels© 2003 CENAll rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reservedworldwide for CEN national Members.Ref. No. EN 14036:2003 ESIST EN 14036:2003

EN 14036:2003 (E)2ContentspageForeword.............................................................................................................................................................31Scope.....................................................................................................................................................42Normative references...........................................................................................................................43Terms and definitions...........................................................................................................................44Properties of materials.........................................................................................................................64.1Chemical properties.............................................................................................................................64.2Flammability..........................................................................................................................................65Construction..........................................................................................................................................65.1Child support system...........................................................................................................................65.2Dimensions............................................................................................................................................65.3Entanglement hazard............................................................................................................................65.4Choking and suffocation hazards.......................................................................................................75.5Edges, projections and corners..........................................................................................................75.6Moving parts..........................................................................................................................................85.7Stability of frame...................................................................................................................................85.8Static strength.......................................................................................................................................85.9Drop strength........................................................................................................................................85.10Screw in hooks......................................................................................................................................96General test conditions........................................................................................................................96.1Tolerances.............................................................................................................................................96.2Order of tests.........................................................................................................................................96.3Conditioning..........................................................................................................................................97Test methods.........................................................................................................................................97.1Measurement of child support system...............................................................................................97.2Test for entanglement - cords, and ribbons used as ties...............................................................107.3Test for small parts.............................................................................................................................107.4Test for decals.....................................................................................................................................107.5Test for stability of the frame.............................................................................................................117.6Static strength test.............................................................................................................................117.7Drop strength......................................................................................................................................128Instructions for use............................................................................................................................129Purchase information.........................................................................................................................1310Marking................................................................................................................................................1310.1Marking on the product......................................................................................................................1310.2Labels on the product........................................................................................................................1310.3Durability of marking..........................................................................................................................1311Packaging............................................................................................................................................13SIST EN 14036:2003

EN 14036:2003 (E)3ForewordThis document EN 14036:2003 has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 252 “Child use and carearticles”, the secretariat of which is held by AFNOR.This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an identicaltext or by endorsement, at the latest by March 2004, and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn atthe latest by March 2004.This document has been prepared under a mandate given to CEN by the European Commission and theEuropean Free Trade Association.Any possible risks associated with attachment devices for fixing baby bouncers to doorframes are not includedin the requirements of EN 14036.According to the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organizations of the followingcountries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark,Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands,Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.SIST EN 14036:2003

EN 14036:2003 (E)41 ScopeThis European Standard specifies the minimum safety requirements and test methods for verticallysuspended baby bouncers for domestic use, for children who can support their head unaided and up to amaximum weight of 12 kg.This standard does not include products that allow the child to lay down such as vertically suspended mosesbaskets and carrycots.This standard does not include baby bouncers designed for children with special needs.2 Normative referencesThis European Standard incorporates by dated or undated reference, provisions from other publications.These normative references are cited at the appropriate places in the text, and the publications are listedhereafter. For dated references, subsequent amendments to or revisions of any of these publications apply tothis European Standard only when incorporated in it by amendment or revision. For undated references thelatest edition of the publication referred to applies (including amendments).EN 71-1Safety of toys – Part 1: Mechanical and physical properties.EN 71-2Safety of toys – Part 2: Flammability.EN 71-3Safety of toys – Part 3: Migration of certain elements.3 Terms and definitionsFor the purposes of this European Standard, the following terms and definitions apply.3.1baby bouncerproduct designed to suspend a child in an essentially vertical position which enables the child's toes/balls ofthe feet to have contact with the floor to activate and maintain the bouncing action3.2attachment devicedevice for attaching the suspension system to a supporting structure3.3suspension systemdevice which is designed to enable the product to bounce vertically3.4child support systempart of the baby bouncer in which the child is placed3.5child support suspension systemmechanism for the attachment of the child support system to the suspension system3.6framefree standing structure to support the baby bouncerSIST EN 14036:2003

EN 14036:2003 (E)5Key1 Attachment device2 Suspension system3 Child support suspension system4 Child support systemFigure 1 – Example of an assembled baby bouncerSIST EN 14036:2003

EN 14036:2003 (E)64 Properties of materials4.1 Chemical propertiesAny coating of paint, varnish, lacquer or similar substances and parts consisting of dyed materials, leather andtextiles shall be made using products which in their soluble compound do not exceed the following amounts :¾ Antimony:60 mg/kg¾ Arsenic:25 mg/kg¾ Barium:1000 mg/kg¾ Cadmium:75 mg/kg¾ Chromium:60 mg/kg¾ Lead:90 mg/kg¾ Mercury:60 mg/kg¾ Selenium:500 mg/kgWhere a surface is coated with a multi-layer paint or similar coating, the sample shall be taken down to thesubstrate.The test procedure is defined in EN 71-3.4.2 FlammabilityThere shall be no part of the baby bouncer that can give rise to surface flash when tested in accordance with EN71-2 before and after conditioning in accordance with 6.2.5 Construction5.1 Child support systemThe child support system shall be capable of being fitted around the child’s torso.5.2 Dimensions5.2.1 In order to prevent the child falling out of the baby bouncer the minimum height of the sides of the childsupport system shall be 200 mm when measured in accordance with 7.1.5.2.2 In order to prevent strangulation the maximum height at the front of the child support system shall be250 mm when measured in accordance with 7.1.5.3 Entanglement hazard5.3.1 Cords and ribbons used as tiesThe free length of cords and ribbons used as ties, shall not exceed 220 mm when tested in accordance with7.2.SIST EN 14036:2003

EN 14036:2003 (E)75.4 Choking and suffocation hazards5.4.1 Small partsIn order to avoid ingestion or inhalation of small objects, components intended to be detached by the childshall not, whatever their position, fit wholly within the cylinder specified in EN 71-1.Non-detachable components, parts which are not intended to be removed, shall comply with one of thefollowing :a) the components shall either be fixed to the product that they cann

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