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China National Compulsory Standard “Safety Technical Requirements for Glass Furniture” Issued

Post Time:Dec 22,2011Classify:Industry NewsView:479


(China Glass Network) Approved by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection & Quarantine and Standardization Administration, the national compulsory standard “Safety Technical Requirements for Glass Furniture”  was formally issued recently. It will begin to be implemented from Aug.1, 2012.


With the continuous deepening of the interior decoration and constant improvement of the life taste in recent years, the glass furniture will tend to be practical and decorative. Lots of furniture realize the function and decoration through glass’ particularity, such as different formative table, tea table, bookcase, wine cabinet, stereo cabinet etc.


Glass furniture is a double-edged sword. If we blindly pursue the appearance, but ignore the safe performance, the consequence is unimaginable. In recent years, various kinds of safety accidents occurred, such as, the tempered glass was self-exposed, the fragment splashed into eyes.


In order to protect the users’ safety and standardize market order, Zhejiang Furniture and Hardware Research Institute formulated the first national compulsory standard of GB28008-2011 “Safety Technical Requirements for Glass Furniture” based on a large amount of survey material, experimental validation data and experts’ opinions etc. The standard regulates the safety requirement for glass furniture in detail, provides the effective basis on safe use. Henceforth, the standard will guide the development of glass furniture industry, promote the enterprises’ transition and upgrade, inject new vitality to furniture industry, bring the new growing point for the furniture’ economic development. It has a profound significance on the maintenance of public security career.

Source: glassinchinaAuthor: shangyi

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