EN 1725 specifies requirements on safety, strength and durability for all types of fully assembled beds used by adults in domestic and non-domestic environments. This includes their components, such as bed frames, bed bases, mattresses and mattress pads (when they form a unit with the mattress) and when supplied with the bed base, mattresses and mattress pads.
The tests are based on use by persons weighing up to 110 kg. Except for sleeping functions, it does not apply to foldaway beds. EN 1725 does not apply to bunk beds, high beds and medical beds where separate standards exist, waterbeds, and air beds.
Additional requirements can apply to items with additional functions, e.g., storage features, day beds and convertible sofa beds. It does not include requirements for resistance to ageing, degradation, flammability and electrical safety.