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AS/NZS 1754:2013


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. Accessories or removable items supplied with the child restraint or included in the instruction book are included.
Published: 07/06/2013
Pages: 142
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Cited references
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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
1.6 Product conformity
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
2.6 Thread
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 A4 child restraints
3.2.6 Type B child restraints
3.2.7 Type C1 child harness
3.2.8 Type C2 child harness
3.2.9 Type D child restraints
3.2.10 Type E child restraints
3.2.11 Type F child restraints
3.2.12 Type G child restraints
3.2.13 Type H converter
3.3 Securing device
3.4 Quick-release device
3.4.1 General
3.5 Anchoring and attachment system
3.5.1 Provision of anchoring system
3.5.2 Requirements for the top tether anchorage components Webbing Set screw Upper anchor fitting Upper attachment clip Interface between upper anchor fitting and upper attachment clip
3.5.3 Requirements for the lower attachment components and fittings Lower attachment connectors Webbing ISOFIX low anchorage guides
3.6 Rigid components
3.7 Removable items
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
3.11.5 Bite resistance of fabric shoulder pads
3.11.6 Metal parts
3.12 Devices positioned over the pelvic region
3.13 Child restraints designed for children with disabilities
3.14 Child restraint suitability for use on aircraft
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 and A1/0 child restraints
4.3.3 Type A2 and A2/0 child restraints
4.3.4 Type A3 and A3/0 child restraints
4.3.5 Type A4 and A4/0 child restraints
4.3.6 Type B child restraints
4.3.7 Type D child restraints
4.3.8 Type E child restraints
4.3.9 Type F child restraints
4.3.10 Type G child restraints
4.3.11 Type H converter
4.3.12 Type C2 child restraints
4.4 Dynamic performance of upper anchorage components
4.5 Dynamic performance with extended top tether straps
4.6 Child restraints suitable for aircraft
5 Testing
5.1 General
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
5.6 Child restraint attachment method
5.7 Additional testing requirements
5.7.1 Reclining child restraints
5.7.2 Seatbelt lock-offs
5.7.3 Seatbelt locking device
5.8 Child restraints suitable for aircraft
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 and contrast
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 heading format General Marking (see Figure 6.1). Instructions, packaging and swing tickets Lower anchorage attachment system advice
6.2 General packaging requirements
6.2.1 Packaged product
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 upper anchorage point
C2 For cars not fitted with a child restraint upper anchorage point
C2.1 For sedans only
C2.2 For vehicles other than sedans
Appendix D
D1 Standard test dummies
D2 Other test dummies
Appendix E
E1 General
E2 Indicative anthropometric data
E3 Related information
Appendix F
F1 General
F2 Sampling and testing
F2.1 General
F2.2 Sampling and testing of materials, components and sub-assemblies
F2.2.1 Sampling
F2.2.2 Tensile testing
F2.3 Sampling and testing of complete child restraints
F2.3.1 Sampling
F2.3.2 Dynamic testing
F3 Test failure—Re-testing
F4 Records
Amendment control sheet
Cited references in this standard
Methods of testing child restraints, Method 5: Determination of quick-release device and low attachment connector actuation force
Textile fabrics — Determination of burning behaviour, Part 3: Determination of surface burning time
Unified hexagon bolts, screws and nuts (UNC and UNF threads)
[Pending Revision]
Methods of testing child restraints, Method 1: Dynamic testing
Methods of testing child restraints, Method 2: Determination of hazardous throat contact in abnormal situations
Content history
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[Available Superseded]
DR (2012) AS/NZS 1754
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