DIN Standards Committee Timber and Furniture
DIN EN 14342
Wood flooring - Characteristics, evaluation of conformity and marking; German version EN 14342:2013
Holzfußböden und Parkett - Eigenschaften, Bewertung der Konformität und Kennzeichnung; Deutsche Fassung EN 14342:2013
This document (EN 14342:2013) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 175 "Round and sawn timber", the secretariat of which is held by AFNOR. This document supersedes EN 14342:2005+A1:2008. This document has been prepared under a mandate given to CEN by the European Commission and the European Free Trade Association, and supports essential requirements of EU Directives. For relationship between EU Directives see informative Annex ZA which is part of this document. This European Standard defines and specifies the relevant characteristics and requirements of flat surface wood flooring products and parquets as well as the appropriate test methods for determination of their suitability for use as internal flooring, including fully enclosed public transport premises. This European Standard provides also for the evaluation of conformity and the requirements for marking the wood flooring products and parquets. This European Standard covers wood flooring products and parquets which may or may not be treated to improve their reaction to fire performance or their durability against biological agents. This European Standard does not apply to: - wood flooring products and parquets specifically manufactured for enhanced tactile and recognition; - bamboo flooring products; - laminate flooring products; - product made with plants ( aloe, cork or coconut). The committee responsible for this standard is NA 042-01-14 AA "Rund- und Schnittholz - Spiegelausschuss zu CEN/TC 175 und ISO/TC 218" ("Round and sawn timber - Mirror Committee of CEN/TC 175 and ISO/TC 218") at DIN.