Textiles and textile products - Part 2: Safety of children's clothing - Security of attachment of buttons - Test method; German version EN 17394-2:2020


This document defines a test method for security of attachment of functional and decorative buttons to clothing including garments such as gloves, hats, scarves, hosiery, ties, and textile belts. This document does not apply to: a) child care articles; b) shoes, boots and similar footwear; c) toys (see NOTE 2); d) other articles sold with clothing. NOTE 1 The above items are covered by other CEN Technical Committees and as such are out of scope of this document. NOTE 2 Toy disguise costumes including carnival costumes are examples of clothing which are also toy and fall within the scope of the Toy Safety Directive. The scope of this standard is limited to sewn-on button, toggle buttons and tack buttons. Assessment of other garment components are considered in: - FprCEN/TS 17394-3, Safety of Children's Clothing - Security of Attachment of metal mechanically applied press fasteners - Test method, or - FprCEN/TS 17394-4, Safety of Children's clothing - Security of attachment of components except buttons and metal mechanically applied fasteners - Test method Performance recommendations are provided in FprCEN/TS 17394-1, Textiles and textile products - Safety of children's clothing - Security of attachment of attached components to Infants' clothing - Specification





Planned document number

DIN EN 17394-2

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Responsible national committee

NA 106-01-02 AA - Textiles - Designation, requirements and test methods; Mirror committee to CEN/TC 248/WG 10, WG 20, WG 38 and ISO/TC 133 

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 248/WG 20 - Safety of children's clothing 

draft standard

Textiles and textile products - Part 2: Safety of children's clothing - Security of attachment of buttons - Test method; German and English version prEN 17394-2:2019
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