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ILNAS-EN 13138-3:2021 Edition 10/2021
Buoyant aids for swimming instruction - Part 3: Safety requirements and test methods for swim seats into which a user is positioned
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This document specifies safety requirements for design, sizing, materials, strength and in-water performance as well as provisions for marking and the information supplied by the manufacturer for swim seats. It also specifies the relevant test methods. This document is not applicable to products covered by EN 13138 1 and EN 13138 2. This document applies only to swimming devices into which the user is placed and which have either inherent buoyancy or can be inflated or a combination of both. It only applies to class A swimming devices intended to introduce the user to the water environment. These swimming devices are only intended for children aged up to 36 months with a body mass less than or equal to 19 kg. It does not apply to class B or class C swimming devices, to pull buoys, lifebuoys, buoyancy aids, lifejackets or aquatic toys.


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Technical Committee :
CEN/TC 162 : Protective clothing including hand and arm protection and lifejackets


start of the vote on the project    14/05/2020   date of ratification (dor)    04/07/2021
end of the vote on the project    06/08/2020   date of anouncement (doa)    31/01/2022
start of the vote on the final project    08/04/2021   date of publication (dop)    30/04/2022
end of the vote on the final project    03/06/2021   date of withdrawal (dow)    30/04/2022

Publication Official Journal
of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg
Reference Mémorial A N° 195


Relations to older standards
ILNAS-EN 13138-3:2014

International Classification for Standards (ICS codes) :

13.340.70 : Lifejackets, buoyancy aids and flotation devices
97.220.40 : Outdoor and water sports equipment


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