This document specifies requirements on safety, strength and durability for all types of fully assembled beds used by adults in domestic and non-domestic environments including 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.
With the exception of sleeping functions, it does not apply to foldaway beds.
It does not apply to bunk beds, high beds and medical beds where separate European Standards exist, nor does it apply to waterbeds or air beds.
Additional requirements can be applicable to items that have additional functions, e.g. beds with storage features, day beds and convertible sofa beds.
The durability test, 6.6.1, test 11, applies only to electrically operated beds.
This document does not include requirements for resistance to ageing, degradation, flammability or electrical safety.