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Nursery Furniture | Bunk Beds

There are three (3) test levels for bunk beds:

  • those certified based on the basic safety requirements in the Australian Government Mandatory Safety Standard, Consumer Protection Notice Number 1 of 2003;
     
  • those certified based on the full Australian/New Zealand standard (AS/NZS 4220), which covers comprehensive safety checks, strength & durability and stability tests; and
     
  • those certified to AFRDI 152 Rated Load Standard for Bunk Beds.  This covers all the requirements of the Consumer Protection Notice and AS/NZS 4220, but with increased severity so that Rated Load bunks can be considered suitable for people up to 135 kg in each sleeping position.

 

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List of certified bunk beds

Information kit on bunk bed testing to the Australian bunk bed regulation (the CPN)

Information kit on bunk bed testing
News

ACCC Bunk Beds: complying with the mandatory standard

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is responsible for the administration of mandatory consumer product safety and information standards created under the Trade Practices Act 1974. These include the Consumer Product Safety Standard for Bunk Beds, on which the ACCC is currently conducting a review.

Visit the ACCC Website here for more information, including the ACCC supplier guide and a copy of the Consumer Product Safety Standard for Bunk Beds

Safety standards for cots, prams, strollers and bunk beds under review

The ACCC is alerting suppliers of children’s products to potential changes to three product safety standards (mandatory standards) for cots, prams and strollers and bunk beds. Further information can be found here on their Website.

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