The CE marking (an acronym for the
French "Conformité Européenne") certifies
that a product has met EU health, safety,
and environmental requirements, which
ensure consumer safety. Manufacturers
in the European Union (EU) and abroad
must meet CE marking requirements
where applicable in order to market their
products in Europe.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of
serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. The CPSC
is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or
mechanical hazard or can injure children.
Standard for the Surface Flammability of Carpets and Rugs;
Standard for the Surface Flammability of Small Carpets and Rugs
Guidelines for Public Playgrounds, publication #325.
An excellent guide for owners and operators of public play enviroments.
Underwriters Laboratory. The UL Classified
baskets (2540, 2541, 2542, 2543, 2544)
meet the criteria for UL Standard 242 which
is a standard of performance for open top,
non-metallic wastepaper containers. UL
classified baskets are generally found in use in
patient care rooms (hospitals/nursing homes).
Decorative Receptacle products that are UL
Classified have been tested and approved only
to burning paper containment and resistance
to temperature rise of surrounding surfaces.
that are UL Listed /
FM Approved /
have been tested and
approved for the
containment of dry