This document specifies safety requirements and test methods related to materials, safety, performance for classified floating leisure articles for use on and in water in accordance with Clause 4 (see Table 1).
This document is only applicable with ISO 25649-2:20xx and the relevant specific parts (ISO 25649-3:20xx to ISO 25649-7:20xx).
NOTE 1 Specific safety requirements are specified in ISO 25649-3 to ISO 25649-7.
NOTE 2 The specific parts can include exclusions from the general requirements specified in this document and/or ISO 25649-2.
This document is not applicable to:
— aquatic toys according to European Directive 2009/48/EC (use in shallow waters/use under supervision);
— inflatable boats with a buoyancy > 1 800 N according to European Directive 2013/53/EU;
— buoyant aids for swimming instructions according to European Directive 2016/425/EU;
— air mattresses which are not specifically designed or intended for use on the water (e.g. velour bed, self inflating mattress and rubberized cotton air mattress);
— floating seats for angling purposes;
— surf sports type devices (e.g. body boards, surf boards);
— water ski, wakeboard or kite surfing board;
— devices made from rigid materials e.g. wood, aluminium, hard or non-deformable plastic;
— devices which are kept in shape by permanent air flow;
— rings intended for use on water slides;
— wading devices.