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AS/NZS 1754:2010

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Child restraint systems for use in motor vehicles

Specifies requirements for restraining devices for child occupants of passenger cars and their derivatives, such devices being intended, when properly selected, correctly installed and correctly adjusted, to reduce the risk of bodily injury in a vehicle impact.
Published: 24/02/2010
Pages: 81
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Table of contents
Cited references
Content history
Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Objective
1.3 Referenced documents
1.4 Definitions
1.5 Type designation
2 Materials
2.1 Webbing
2.2 Metal parts or coated metal parts
2.3 Flammability
2.3.1 Fabrics and padding materials
2.3.2 Other chair materials
2.4 Toxicity
2.5 Plastics stabilization
3 Design and construction
3.1 Extent of protection
3.2 Restraint system
3.2.1 General requirements
3.2.2 Type A1 child restraints
3.2.3 Type A2 child restraints
3.2.4 Type A3 child restraints
3.2.5 Type B child restraints
3.2.6 Type C child restraints
3.2.7 Type D child restraints
3.2.8 Type E child restraints
3.2.9 Type F child restraints Type F – booster seats Type F – converters
3.3 Securing device
3.4 Quick‑release device
3.4.1 General
3.4.2 Type A1, Type A2, Type A3, Type B and Type D child restraints
3.5 Anchoring and attachment system
3.5.1 Provision of anchoring system
3.5.2 Requirements for the anchorage components Webbing Set screw Upper anchor fitting Upper attachment clip Interface between upper anchor fitting and upper attachment clip
3.6 Rigid components
3.7 Accessories
3.7.1 General
3.7.2 Removable liners and covers
3.8 Adjusters
3.9 Corrosion protection of metal parts
3.10 Durability of components
3.11 Workmanship and finish
3.11.1 General
3.11.2 Hazardous sharp edges and hazardous sharp points
3.11.3 Ingestion or inhalation hazards
3.11.4 Projections
3.12 Child restraints designed for children with disabilities
4 Performance
4.1 General
4.2 Hazardous throat contact in abnormal situations
4.3 Dynamic performance of the child restraint
4.3.1 General requirements
4.3.2 Type A1 child restraints
4.3.3 Type A2 child restraints
4.3.4 Type A3 child restraints
4.3.5 Type B child restraints
4.3.6 Type D child restraints
4.3.7 Type E child restraints
4.3.8 Type F child restraints
4.4 Dynamic performance of upper anchorage components
4.5 Dynamic performance of upper anchorage extension straps
5 Testing
5.1 Reclining child restraints
5.2 Test dummies
5.2.1 General
5.2.2 Test dummies for dynamic testing
5.2.3 Test dummies for determining the force required to operate adjusters in accordance with Clause 3.8(c)
5.3 Calibration of TNO test dummies
5.4 Child restraint test specimen
5.5 Removable items
6 Informative labelling, instructions, marking and packaging
6.1 General labelling requirements
6.1.1 Scope of Section
6.1.2 Language
6.1.3 Print size
6.1.4 Illustrations
6.1.5 Durability of marking
6.1.6 Adhesion of labels Adhesive labels fixed to materials other than foam Adhesive labels fixed to foam
6.1.7 Use of product name
6.1.8 Standard warning format General Labels (see Figure 6.1) Instructions, packaging and swing tickets (see Figure 6.2)
6.2 General packaging requirements
6.2.1 Product protection
6.2.2 Consumer protection
6.2.3 Flexible plastic packaging Large packaging Small packaging
6.3 Information to be supplied on packaging
6.4 Information to be supplied in an instruction booklet or sheet
6.4.1 General information
6.4.2 Instructions for installation
6.4.3 Instructions for use
6.4.4 Instructions for maintenance
6.5 Information to be supplied on a swing ticket or label
6.6 Marking
6.7 Shoulder height marking
6.8 Marking on fabric covers
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
C1 For cars fitted with a child restraint anchorage point
C2 For cars not fitted with a child restraint anchorage point
C2.1 For sedans only
C2.2 For vehicles other than sedans
Appendix D
Appendix E
E1 General
E2 Indicative anthropometric data
E3 Related information
Amendment control sheet
Amendment No. 1 (2012)
Cited references in this standard
Unified hexagon bolts, screws and nuts (UNC and UNF threads)
ASME B18.21.1
Lock washers (Inch series)
Webbing for restraining devices for occupants of motor vehicles
Methods of test for textiles, Method 5.4: Dimensional change — Domestic washing and drying procedures for textile testing (ISO 6330:2000, MOD)
Methods of testing flexible cellular polyurethane, Method 8: Determination of force deflection
Content history
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