Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - China - Upholstered furniture and furniture with soft wrapping


The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6



Notifying Member: CHINA

If applicable, name of local government involved (Article 3.2 and 7.2):


Agency responsible:

State Administration for Market Regulation (Standardization Administration of the P.R.C.)

Name and address (including telephone and fax numbers, email and website addresses, if available) of agency or authority designated to handle comments regarding the notification shall be indicated if different from above:


Notified under Article 2.9.2 [X], 2.10.1 [ ], 5.6.2 [ ], 5.7.1 [ ], 3.2 [ ], 7.2 [ ], other:


Products covered (HS or CCCN where applicable, otherwise national tariff heading. ICS numbers may be provided in addition, where applicable): upholstered furniture and furniture with soft wrapping (HS code(s): 9403); (ICS code(s): 97.140)


Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document: National Standard of the P.R.C., Safety technical specification of fire retardant for furniture; (15 page(s), in Chinese)


Description of content: This document specifies terms and definitions, requirements, test methods, inspection rules and identification of fire retardant for furniture.

This document applies to upholstered furniture and furniture with soft wrapping.


Objective and rationale, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable: Consumer information, labelling; Protection of human health or safety


Relevant documents:



Proposed date of adoption: To be determined

Proposed date of entry into force: To be determined


Final date for comments: 60 days from notification


Texts available from: National enquiry point [X] or address, telephone and fax numbers and email and website addresses, if available, of other body:

WTO/TBT National Notification and Enquiry Center of the People's Republic of China

Tel+86 10 57954633/ 57954627