Eurofins | BLC mattress flammability testing services

At Eurofins | BLC, we carry out the following mattress flammability tests to both UK & EU regulations:

Assessment of the ignitability of mattresses and upholstered bed bases:

  • BS EN 597-1:2015
  • BS EN 597-2:2015

Assessment of the ignitability of mattresses and upholstered bed bases and resistance to ignition of mattresses and mattress pads:

  • BS EN 597-1:1995
  • BS EN 597-2:1995
  • BS 6807:2006
  • (Low hazard category of BS 7177:2008 + A1:2011)

 

How long does the mattress flammability testing take?

Mattress flammability testing is carried out in 5-7 days. Due to the nature of the testing, we cannot offer our fast-track service on any flammability testing.

 

Eurofins | BLC Flammability Testing Services

Eurofins | BLC is accredited to test mattresses, furniture, fillers and foams, covers and small carpets for flammability to various fire safety legislation, such as UK, EU, and US standards.

Flammability testing services at Eurofins | BLC include:

What is mattress flammability testing?

UK and EU retailers of mattresses for both domestic and non-domestic use must test their products against the relevant flammability regulations to ensure that the mattress complies and is fit for purpose. This regulation also applies to upholstered bed bases.

At Eurofins | BLC, our UKAS accredited flammability technician will test the resistance of ignition of mattresses and mattress pads.

 

Why carry out flammability testing on mattresses?

It is a legal requirement for any mattress or upholstered bed bases retailed within the UK or EU to comply with BS EN 597-1&2 standards.

For mattress flammability testing services, Eurofins | BLC provides:

  • A mattress flammability testing service accredited by UKAS
  • A fully comprehensive and easy to understand test report, complete with before and after burning pictures
  • A dedicated flammability technician to ensure maximum possible consistency across all flammability testing
  • Competitive pricing
  • Fast turnaround time
  • Technical back up and support from flammability experts

 

Become a Eurofins | BLC Member and access:

  • Discounted prices
  • Priority testing allocation
  • Advanced technical support

 

Eurofins | BLC Membership Benefits

Our Accreditations

Eurofins | BLC holds accreditations from UKAS, CPSC, and ILAC, and has auditors approved to carry out LWG audits. Trust Eurofins | BLC to deliver some of the most accurate test results in the industry.

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