Part 1 of this European standard specifies the minimum safety requirements
and test methods for strap and/or fabric assemblies for restraining children
from birth up to 48 months of age. These products are provided with a rein for
use when the child is walking and/or may be provided with detachable straps
for use in child use and care articles which are fitted with specified attachment
points.
Part 1 of the standard does not cover backpacks with a leading rein which are
covered in Part 2 of the standard. This standard does not apply to the
following:
 Restraint systems permanently fitted as an integral feature of child use
and care articles;
 Restraint systems intended for children with special needs;
 Restraint systems for use in motorised and power driven vehicles.
If the product has other functions not covered in this European standard,
reference should be made to the relevant European standard.

Artikel für Säuglinge und Kleinkinder - Sicherheitsgeschirre und Zügel - Sicherheitsanforderungen und Prüfverfahren

Dieses Dokument legt die Mindest Sicherheitsanforderungen an und Prüfverfahren für Rückhaltesysteme aus Gurten und/oder Stoffelementen für Kinder bis 48 Monate fest. Diese Produkte verfügen über einen Zügel zur Nutzung, wenn das Kind läuft, und/oder über abnehmbare Gurte zur Nutzung an Artikeln für Säuglinge und Kleinkinder, die mit dafür festgelegten Befestigungspunkten ausgestattet sind.
Dieses Dokument erfasst keine Rucksäcke mit Führungszügel, die von EN 13210 2 behandelt werden. Dieses Dokument gilt nicht für Folgendes:
—   Rückhaltesysteme, die als fester Bestandteil von Artikeln für Säuglinge und Kleinkinder ständig an diesen angebracht sind;
—   Rückhaltesysteme, die für Kinder mit besonderen Bedürfnissen vorgesehen sind; oder
—   Rückhaltesysteme, die in motorisierten und energiegetriebenen Fahrzeugen angewendet werden.
Wenn das Produkt Funktionen aufweist, die nicht von diesem Dokument behandelt werden, sollte auf die entsprechende Europäische Norm verwiesen werden.

Articles de puériculture - Harnais et laisses de promenade - Exigences de sécurité et méthodes d'essai

Le présent document spécifie les exigences minimales de sécurité et les méthodes d’essai applicables aux ensembles de sangles et/ou en tissu servant à limiter les déplacements des enfants, de la naissance jusqu’à l’âge de 48 mois. Ces produits sont fournis avec une laisse de promenade à utiliser lorsque l’enfant marche et/ou avec des sangles amovibles à employer avec des articles de puériculture équipés de points de fixation spécifiques.
Le présent document ne couvre pas les sacs à dos équipés d’une laisse simple, lesquels sont traités par l’EN 13210-2. Le présent document ne s’applique pas à ce qui suit :
-   systèmes de retenue fixes faisant partie intégrante d’articles de puériculture ;
-   systèmes de retenue destinés aux enfants ayant des besoins particuliers ; ou
-   systèmes de retenue destinés à être utilisés dans les véhicules à moteur.
Si le produit possède d’autres fonctions non couvertes par le présent document, il convient de se référer à la Norme européenne correspondante.

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Public Enquiry End Date
04-May-2019
Publication Date
11-Jan-2021
Current Stage
6060 - National Implementation/Publication (Adopted Project)
Start Date
20-Nov-2020
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25-Jan-2021
Completion Date
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SLOVENSKI STANDARD
SIST EN 13210-1:2021
01-februar-2021
Nadomešča:
SIST EN 13210:2005

Izdelki za otroke - 1. del: Otroški pasovi in vajeti - Varnostne zahteve in preskusne

metode

Child care articles - Part 1: Children's harnesses, reins - Safety requirements and test

methods
Artikel für Säuglinge und Kleinkinder - Sicherheitsgeschirre und Zügel -
Sicherheitsanforderungen und Prüfverfahren

Articles de puériculture - Harnais et laisses de promenade - Exigences de sécurité et

méthodes d'essai
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN 13210-1:2020
ICS:
97.190 Otroška oprema Equipment for children
SIST EN 13210-1:2021 en,fr,de

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

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SIST EN 13210-1:2021
EN 13210-1
EUROPEAN STANDARD
NORME EUROPÉENNE
November 2020
EUROPÄISCHE NORM
ICS 97.190 Supersedes EN 13210:2004
English Version
Child care articles - Part 1: Children's harnesses, reins -
Safety requirements and test methods

Articles de puériculture - Partie 1 : Harnais et laisses de Artikel für Säuglinge und Kleinkinder - Teil 1:

promenade pour enfants - Exigences de sécurité et Sicherheitsgeschirre und Zügel -

méthodes d'essai Sicherheitsanforderungen und Prüfverfahren
This European Standard was approved by CEN on 17 August 2020.

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

Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and

United Kingdom.
EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDIZATION
COMITÉ EUROPÉEN DE NORMALISATION
EUROPÄISCHES KOMITEE FÜR NORMUNG
CEN-CENELEC Management Centre: Rue de la Science 23, B-1040 Brussels

© 2020 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved Ref. No. EN 13210-1:2020 E

worldwide for CEN national Members.
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EN 13210-1:2020 (E)
Contents Page

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

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

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

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

4 Test equipment ...................................................................................................................................... 7

5 General test conditions ..................................................................................................................... 10

6 Chemical hazards ................................................................................................................................ 11

7 Mechanical hazards ............................................................................................................................ 11

8 Product information .......................................................................................................................... 24

Annex A (informative) Rationales .............................................................................................................. 26

A.1 General.................................................................................................................................................... 26

A.2 Chemical hazards ................................................................................................................................ 26

A.3 Mechanical hazards ............................................................................................................................ 26

Bibliography ....................................................................................................................................................... 28

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European foreword

This document (EN 13210-1:2020) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 252 “Child care

articles”, 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

identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by May 2021, and conflicting national standards shall be

withdrawn at the latest by May 2021.

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

patent rights. CEN shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

This document, together with EN 13210-2:2020, supersedes EN 13210:2004.

This document has been prepared under mandate M/264 given to CEN by the European Commission and

the European Free Trade Association.

According to the CEN-CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organisations of the

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

Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland,

Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North

Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United

Kingdom.
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1 Scope

This document specifies the minimum safety requirements and test methods for strap and/or fabric

assemblies for restraining children from birth up to 48 months of age. These products are provided with

a rein for use when the child is walking and/or with detachable straps for use in child care articles which

are fitted with specified attachment points.

This document does not cover backpacks with a leading rein which are covered in EN 13210-2. This

document does not apply to the following:

— restraint systems permanently fitted as an integral feature of child care articles;

— restraint systems intended for children with special needs; or
— restraint systems for use in motorized and power driven vehicles.

If the product has other functions not covered in this document, reference should be made to the relevant

European standard.
2 Normative references

The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of their content

constitutes requirements of this document. 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 71-3:2019, Safety of toys - Part 3: Migration of certain elements
3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.

ISO and IEC maintain terminological databases for use in standardization at the following addresses:

• IEC Electropedia: available at http://www.electropedia.org/
• ISO Online browsing platform: available at https://www.iso.org/obp
3.1
harness

restraint system designed to fit around the child’s torso comprising a strap or fabric assembly or a

combination of both incorporating attachment point(s) for a rein and/or attachment straps

Note 1 to entry: See Figures 1 and 2.
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Key
1 shoulder strap
2 waist belt
3 attachment straps
Figure 1 — Example of a strap assembly harness
Figure 2 — Example of a harness including a fabric assembly
3.2
waist belt
part of the harness which passes around the child’s torso
3.3
shoulder straps
parts of the harness which pass over each shoulder of the child
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3.4
training rein

single continuous strap which is attached to both sides of the harness to be held at the mid-point by the

carer
3.5
training rein extender

single continuous strap which is attached to a training rein with a wrist loop or a hand grip to be held by

the carer
Note 1 to entry: See Figure 9.
3.6
leading rein

single continuous strap which is attached at a single point to the harness with a wrist loop or a hand grip

to be held by the carer
3.7
attachment strap

adjustable straps fitted with appropriate fastenings, e.g. buckles and hooks, which are used to secure the

harness to the specified harness attachment points of a child care article
3.8
wrist type walking rein

single strap with a loop for securing to the child's wrist at one end and a wrist loop or a hand grip to be

held by the carer at the other end
Note 1 to entry: See Figure 3.
Key
1 child’s wrist loop
2 carer’s wrist loop or hand grip
Figure 3 — Example of wrist type walking rein
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4 Test equipment
4.1 Test frame
Rigid test frame comprising:

— two horizontal members against which the test dummy top eyebolt and bottom clamp may be secured

by bolts or clamps;

— 75 mm diameter conveyor belt roller positioned with a horizontal gap of (250 ± 10) mm between the

test dummy and roller. It shall be possible to adjust the height of the roller and/or the horizontal

members supporting the test dummy;
— height adjustable dynamic mass release mechanism (See Figure 4).
Dimensions in millimetres
Key
1 horizontal members 3 roller
2 test dummy 4 dynamic mass release mechanism
Figure 4 — Test frame
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4.2 Test dummy
Dummy comprising:

— Bag 300 mm wide and 470 mm long filled with dry compacted sand, so that the whole constitutes a

rigid form (see Figure 4).

— Inside the closed end of the bag is a rectangular metal bar, 260 mm long, 25 mm high and 6 mm wide,

connected at the centre of its length to an eyebolt passing through an eyelet.

— The open end of the bag shall be sewn closed 50 mm from the bottom of the bag and clamped between

two rectangular bars, of minimum dimensions 400 mm long, 25 mm high and 6 mm wide, each with

four holes drilled at 160 mm and 180 mm from the centre of the bar and secured with nuts and bolts

through the inner holes. Additional holes may be drilled in the bar to ensure that the bag is securely

clamped. The outer holes enable the bottom of the dummy to be secured to the horizontal beam of

the test frame (see Figure 5).
Dimensions in millimetres
Key
1 eyebolt
2 bag
3 clamp
Figure 5 — Test dummy
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4.3 Test mass assembly
4.3.1 General

In assembly that includes a suspension bar, shackles, spring, static mass and dynamic mass, the total mass

of the assembly, excluding dynamic mass shall be (7 ± 0,1) kg.

When the suspension bar and top shackles are not used, the static mass shall be adjustable so that the

total mass of the assembly excluding dynamic mass shall be (7 ± 0,1) kg.

The dynamic mass shall be either (13 ± 0,05) kg or (5 ± 0,05) kg and be capable of falling freely from a

height of 300 mm as shown in Figure 6.
The whole assembly can be used as a static mass.
4.3.2 Suspension bar

A metal suspension bar with a circular hole drilled in the centre and a circular hole drilled 100 mm either

side of the centre.
4.3.3 Spring

A spring with the following characteristics shall be used to support the static and dynamic mass from the

suspension bar:
stiffness (28 000 ± 10 %) N/M;
diameter of wire 3 mm;
external diameter 16 mm;
length without load 45 mm ± 5 mm
4.3.4 Shackles
Shackles shall have a diameter of 10 mm at the roundest end.
4.3.5 Release mechanisms

A bar or rod supported by the test frame which is withdrawn to release the dynamic mass (See Figure 6).

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Dimensions in millimetres
Key
1 top shackles
2 suspension bar
3 shackle
4 spring
5 dynamic mass
6 release mechanism
7 test frame
8 static mass
Figure 6 — Test mass assembly
5 General test conditions
5.1 General

The tests shall be carried out in the order that they are listed in this document and on one sample, unless

otherwise stated.
5.2 Tolerances

Unless stated otherwise, all forces, masses and dimensions of the test equipment shall have tolerances as

follows:
forces ±5 %;
masses ± 0,5 %;
dimensions ± 0,5 mm.
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6 Chemical hazards
A separate unconditioned sample shall be used for this test.

Migration of elements from surface materials shall not exceed the limits listed when tested in accordance

with EN 71-3:2019.
7 Mechanical hazards
7.1 Protective function
7.1.1 General
Touch and close fasteners shall not be used.
7.1.2 Harnesses

The harness shall have an adjustable waist belt, adjustable shoulder straps, a fastening system and fixing

point(s) for a rein and/or attachment straps.

The maximum slippage of the adjustment mechanisms shall be 20 mm when tested in accordance with

7.2.
7.1.3 Waist belt

The minimum width of the waist belt shall be 19 mm. The circumference of the waist belt shall be

adjustable.

The waist belt shall be fitted with a fastening system. It shall not be possible to adjust the harness

fastening system(s) to the front part of the harness.

Harnesses designed to be used from birth shall have a waist belt that can be adjusted to a maximum

circumference of 300 mm.

Harnesses designed to be used for a child from 6 months of age shall have a waist belt that can be adjusted

to a minimum circumference of 380 mm.

Harnesses designed to be used for a child from 12 months of age shall have a waist belt that can be

adjusted to a minimum circumference of 470 mm.

Harnesses designed to be used for a child up to 24 months of age shall have a waist belt that can be

adjusted to a minimum circumference of 490 mm.

Harnesses designed to be used for a child up to 36 months of age shall have a waist belt that can be

adjusted to a minimum circumference of 560 mm.

Harnesses designed to be used for a child up to 48 months of age shall have a waist belt that can be

adjusted to a minimum circumference of 570 mm.
7.1.4 Shoulder straps

The minimum width of the shoulder straps shall be 19 mm. Each shoulder strap shall be adjustable.

Harnesses designed to be used from birth shall have shoulder straps which are each adjustable to 250 mm

or less when measured from the top edge of the waist belt at the front to the top edge of the waist belt at

the rear (see Figure 7).

Velcro is an example of a suitable product available commercially. This information is given for the convenience

of users of this document and does not constitute an endorsement by CEN of this product.

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Harnesses designed to be used from 6 months of age shall have shoulder straps which are each adjustable

to 310 mm or less when measured from the top edge of the waist belt at the front to the top edge of the

waist belt at the rear (see Figure 7). Where the waist belt is not of uniform height along the top edge, the

measurement of each shoulder strap shall be taken from the lowest top edge extended horizontally to

both front and rear (see Figure 7).
The shoulder straps shall not be crossed diagonally at the front.
Figure 7 — Example of harness with adjustable shoulder straps
7.1.5 Training rein

The maximum length of the training rein between the inside of the waist belt at the attachment point on

one side and the inside of the waist belt to the attachment point on the other side shall be 1 200 mm (X1

+ X2 in Figure 8).

The minimum horizontal distance between the attachment points at the point where the training rein

joins the waist belt shall be 120 mm (see Figure 8).
Dimensions in millimetres
Figure 8 — Training rein measurement
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7.1.6 Training rein extender

The training rein extender shall be a strap with a method of attachment to the training rein at one end

and a wrist loop or hand grip for use by the carer at the other end (see Figure 9).

The maximum length of the training rein extender including wrist loop/hand grip and attachment point

shall be 600 mm (see Figure 9).
Dimensions in millimetres
Key
1 sewn loop
2 training rein extender
3 hand hold/wrist loop
4 training rein
Figure 9 — Example of training rein extender
7.1.7 Leading rein

The maximum length of the leading rein between the inside of the waist belt and the end of the leading

rein, including the carer’s attachment adjusted to its most onerous position shall be 1 200 mm.

7.1.8 Wrist type walking rein

The maximum length of the wrist type walking rein, including wrist loops adjusted to their most onerous

positions shall be 1 200 mm when a force of 200 N is applied.

The child's wrist loop shall have a circumference capable of adjustment to a minimum of 100 mm and of

minimum width of 19 mm.

The carer’s hand/wrist loop shall have a minimum width of 19 mm and shall comply wit

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prEN 13210-1:2019 (E) 2 Contents Page European foreword ............................................................................................................................................ 4 1 Scope .......................................................................................................................................................... 5 2 Normative references .......................................................................................................................... 5 3 Terms and definitions ......................................................................................................................... 5 4 Test equipment ...................................................................................................................................... 8 4.1 Test frame ................................................................................................................................................ 8 4.2 Test dummy ............................................................................................................................................ 9 4.3 Test mass assembly ............................................................................................................................ 10 4.3.1 General.................................................................................................................................................... 10 4.3.2 Suspension bar..................................................................................................................................... 11 4.3.3 Spring ...................................................................................................................................................... 11 4.3.4 Shackles .................................................................................................................................................. 11 4.3.5 Release mechanisms .......................................................................................................................... 11 5 General test conditions ..................................................................................................................... 12 5.1 General.................................................................................................................................................... 12 5.2 Tolerances ............................................................................................................................................. 12 5.3 Conditioning ......................................................................................................................................... 13 6 Chemical hazards ................................................................................................................................ 13 7 Mechanical hazards ............................................................................................................................ 14 7.1 Protective function ............................................................................................................................. 14 7.1.1 General.................................................................................................................................................... 14 7.1.2 Harnesses ............................................................................................................................................... 14 7.1.3 Waist belt ............................................................................................................................................... 14 7.1.4 Shoulder straps .................................................................................................................................... 14 7.1.5 Training rein ......................................................................................................................................... 15 7.1.6 Training rein extender ...................................................................................................................... 15 7.1.7 Leading rein .......................................................................................................................................... 16 7.1.8 Wrist type walking rein .................................................................................................................... 16 7.1.9 Attachment straps .............................................................................................................................. 16 7.2 Structural integrity ............................................................................................................................ 16 7.2.1 Requirements ....................................................................................................................................... 16 7.2.2 Test method for harness with training rein .............................................................................. 17 7.2.3 Test method for harness with training rein and training rein extender ........................ 19 7.2.4 Test method for harness with leading rein ............................................................................... 21 7.2.5 Test method for harness with attachment straps ................................................................... 23 7.2.6 Test method for wrist type walking chain ................................................................................. 24 7.3 Entanglement ....................................................................................................................................... 27 7.3.1 General.................................................................................................................................................... 27 7.3.2 Cords, ribbons and parts used as ties .......................................................................................... 27 7.4 Choking and ingestion ....................................................................................................................... 27 7.5 Suffocation from packaging materials ........................................................................................ 27 7.6 Edges, projections and corners ...................................................................................................... 27 8 Product information .......................................................................................................................... 27 8.1 General.................................................................................................................................................... 27 oSIST prEN 13210-1:2019

prEN 13210-1:2019 (E) 3 8.2 Purchase information ....................................................................................................................... 27 8.3 Marketing .............................................................................................................................................. 28 8.3.1 Requirements ....................................................................................................................................... 28 8.4 Instructions for use ............................................................................................................................ 28 Annex A (informative)

Rationales ............................................................................................................. 29 Bibliography ....................................................................................................................................................... 31

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prEN 13210-1:2019 (E) 4 European foreword This document (prEN 13210-1:2019) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 252 “Child use and care articles”, the secretariat of which is held by AFNOR. This document is currently submitted to the CEN Enquiry. This document will supersede EN 13210-1:2004. This document has been prepared under a mandate given to CEN by the European Commission and the European Free Trade Association. oSIST prEN 13210-1:2019

prEN 13210-1:2019 (E) 5 1 Scope This document specifies the minimum safety requirements and test methods for strap and/or fabric assemblies for restraining children from birth up to 48 months of age. These products are provided with a rein for use when the child is walking and/or with detachable straps for use in child use and care articles which are fitted with specified attachment points. This document does not cover backpacks with a leading rein which are covered in prEN 13210-2. This document does not apply to the following: — restraint systems permanently fitted as an integral feature of child use and care articles; — restraint systems intended for children with special needs; — restraint systems for use in motorised and power driven vehicles. If the product has other functions not covered in this document, reference should be made to the relevant European standard. 2 Normative references The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of their content constitutes requirements of this document. 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 — Mechanical and physical properties EN 71-3, Safety of toys — Migration of certain elements 3 Terms and definitions For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply. ISO and IEC maintain terminological databases for use in standardization at the following addresses:

IEC Electropedia: available at http://www.electropedia.org/

ISO Online browsing platform: available at http://www.iso.org/obp 3.1 harness restraint system designed to fit around the child’s torso comprising a strap or fabric assembly or a combination of both incorporating attachment point(s) for a rein and/or anchorage straps Note 1 to entry: See Figures 1 and 2. oSIST prEN 13210-1:2019

prEN 13210-1:2019 (E) 6

Key 1 shoulder strap 2 waist belt 3 anchor straps Figure 1 — Example of a strap assembly harness

Figure 2 — Example of a harness including a fabric assembly 3.2 waist belt part of the harness which passes around the child’s torso 3.3 shoulder straps parts of the harness which pass over each shoulder of the child oSIST prEN 13210-1:2019

prEN 13210-1:2019 (E) 7 3.4 anchor straps adjustable straps which are used to secure the harness to the specified harness anchorage points of a child use and care article 3.5 training rein single continuous strap which is attached to both sides of the harness to be held at the mid-point by the carer 3.6 training rein extender single continuous strap which is attached to a training rein with a wrist loop or a hand grip to be held by the carer Note 1 to entry: See Figure 3.

Key 1 sewn loop 2 training rein extender 3 hand hold/wrist loop 4 training rein Figure 3 — Example of training rein extender 3.7 leading rein single continuous strap which is attached at a single point to the harness with a wrist loop or a hand grip to be held by the carer 3.8 attachment strap adjustable straps fitted with appropriate fastenings e.g. buckles and hooks, which are used to secure the harness to the specified harness attachment points of a child use and care article 3.9 wrist type walking rein single strap with a loop for securing to the child's wrist at one end and a wrist loop or a hand grip to be held by the carer at the other end

Note 1 to entry: See Figure 4. oSIST prEN 13210-1:2019
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Key 1 child’s wrist loop 2 carer’s wrist loop or hand grip Figure 4 — Example of wrist type walking rein 4 Test equipment 4.1 Test frame Rigid test frame comprising: — two horizontal members against which the test dummy top eyebolt and bottom clamp may be secured by bolts or clamps; — 75 mm diameter convey belt roller positioned with a horizontal gap of (250 ± 10) mm between the test dummy and ±olle±. It shall be possible to adjust the height of the ±olle± and/o± the ho±izontal membe±s suppo±ting the test dummy; — height adjustable dynamic mass ±elease mechanism (See Figu±e 5). oSIST prEN 13210-1:2019

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Key 1 horizontal members 2 test dummy 3 roller 4 dynamic mass release mechanism Figure 5 — Test frame 4.2 Test dummy Dummy comprising: Bag 300 mm wide and 470 mm long filled with dry compacted sand, so that the whole constitutes a rigid form, see Figure 5; Inside the closed end of the bag is a rectangular metal bar, 260 mm long, 25 mm high and 6 mm wide connected at the centre of its length to an eyebolt passing through an eyelet; oSIST prEN 13210-1:2019

prEN 13210-1:2019 (E) 10 The open end of the bag shall be sewn closed 50 mm from the bottom of the bag and clamped between two rectangular bars, of minimum dimensions 400 mm long, 25 mm high and 6 mm wide each with four holes drilled with the centres 160 mm and 180 mm from the centre of the bar and secured with nuts and bolts through the inner holes. Additional holes may be drilled in the bar to ensure that the bag is securely clamped. The outer holes enable the bottom of the dummy to be secured to the horizontal beam of the test frame (see Figure 6).

Key 1 eyebolt 2 bag 3 clamp Figure 6 — Test dummy 4.3 Test mass assembly 4.3.1 General Assembly that includes a suspension bar, shackles, spring, static mass and dynamic mass. The total mass of the assembly, excluding dynamic mass shall be (7±0,1) kg. When the suspension ba± and top shackles a±e not used, the static mass shall be adjustable so that the total mass of the assembly excluding dynamic mass shall be (7±0,1) kg. The dynamic mass shall be eithe± (13 ± 0,05) kg o± (5±0,05) kg and be capable of falling f±eely f±om a height of 300mm as shown in Figu±e 7. The whole assembly can be used as a static mass. oSIST prEN 13210-1:2019

prEN 13210-1:2019 (E) 11 4.3.2 Suspension bar Metal suspension bar with a circular hole drilled in the centre and a circular hole drilled 100mm either side of the centre. 4.3.3 Spring A spring with the following characteristics shall be used to support the static and dynamic mass from the suspension bar: stiffness 28 000 N/M ± 10 %; diamete± of wi±e 3 mm; exte±nal diamete± 16 mm; length without load 45 mm ± 5 mm. 4.3.4 Shackles Shackles shall have a diameter of 10 mm at the roundest end. 4.3.5 Release mechanisms Bar or rod supported by the test frame which is withdrawn to release the dynamic mass (See Figure 7). oSIST prEN 13210-1:2019

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Key 1 top shackles 2 suspension bar 3 shackle 4 spring 5 dynamic mass 6 release mechanism 7 test frame 8 static mass Figure 7 — Test mass assembly 5 General test conditions 5.1 General The tests shall be carried out in the order that they are listed in this document and on one sample, unless otherwise stated. 5.2 Tolerances Unless stated otherwise, all forces, masses and dimensions of the test equipment shall have tolerances as follows: — forces ± 5 %; — masses ± 0,5 %; — dimensions ± 0,5 mm. oSIST prEN 13210-1:2019

prEN 13210-1:2019 (E) 13 5.3 Conditioning Before testing, the product shall be washed and dried twice in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. 6 Chemical hazards A separate unconditioned sample shall be used for this test. Migration of elements from surface materials shall not exceed the limits listed when tested in accordance with EN 71-3. Table 1 — Element test limits Element mg/kg Aluminium 70 000 Antimony 560 Arsenic 47 Barium 18 750 Boron 15 000 Cadmium 17 Chromium (III) 460 Chromium (VI) 0,2 Cobalt 130 Copper 7 700 Lead 160 Manganese 15 000 Mercury 94 Nickel 930 Selenium 460 Strontium 56 000 Tin 180 000 Organic tin 12 Zinc 46 000 oSIST prEN 13210-1:2019

prEN 13210-1:2019 (E) 14 7 Mechanical hazards 7.1 Protective function 7.1.1 General Velcro®1 or Velcro® type fasteners shall not be used. 7.1.2 Harnesses The harness shall have an adjustable waist belt, adjustable shoulder straps, a fastening system and fixing point(s) for a rein and/or anchorage straps. The maximum slippage of the adjustment mechanisms shall be 20 mm when tested in accordance with 7.2. 7.1.3 Waist belt The minimum width of the waist belt shall be 19 mm. The circumference of the waist belt shall be adjustable. The waist belt shall be fitted with a fastening system. It shall not be possible to adjust the harness fastening system(s) to the front part of the harness. Harnesses designed to be used from birth shall have a waist belt that can be adjusted to a circumference of 300 mm or less. Harnesses designed to be used for a child from 6 months of age shall have a waist belt that can be adjusted to a minimum circumference of 380 mm or less. Harnesses designed to be used for a child from 12 months of age shall have a waist belt that can be adjusted to a minimum circumference of 470 mm or less. Harnesses designed to b

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