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Revised standard for testing child restraints

Revised standard for testing child restraints

A revised joint Australia/New Zealand standard provides manufacturers and testing authorities with a method for testing a child restraint for ease of adjustment. The test set out in AS/NZS 3629.4:2014 Methods of testing child restraints – Method 4: Determination of the force required to adjust a harness applies to adjusters used in child restraint harnesses.

The standard sets out the method for determining the force required to adjust a child restraint harness. It has been revised to provide a test method for new type designations of child restraints introduced in AS/NZS 1754:2013 Child restraint systems for use in motor vehicles.
AS/NZS 3629.4:2014 supersedes AS/NZS 3629.4:1997.

AS/NZS 3629.4:2014 and AS/NZS 1754:2013 can be purchased from the Standards New Zealand website

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