Upholstered Furniture and Mattresses Requirements

OCCUPANCY TYPE
(new building)
CODE REF.

FURNITURE & MATTRESSES TESTS

AMBULATORY
(Not Sprinklered)
(20.7.5.2, 20.7.5.3) The Furnitures shall meet the criteria in 10.3.2.1 and 10.3.3.
The Mattresses shall meet the criteria in 10.3.2.2 and 10.3.4.
AMBULATORY
(Sprinklered)
(20.7.5.2, 20.7.5.3) Exempted from requirement of 10.3.2
ASSEMBLY
(Sprinklered and not sprinklered)
(12.7.4.5) Furnitures and Mattresses are not required to meet criteria of 10.3.2 (cigarette ignition resistance)
BUSINESS
(Sprinklered and Not Sprinklered)
(12.7.4) Furnitures and Mattresses are not required to meet criteria of 10.3.2 (cigarette ignition resistance)
DAYCARE (Sprinklered and Not Sprinklered) (16.7.4.5) Exempted from requirement of 10.3.2
HEALTHCARE
(Sprinklered)
(18.7.4.4) Exempted from requirement of 10.3.2
EDUCATIONAL
(Not Sprinklered)
(14.7.4.4) Comply to requirement of 10.3.2.1 and 10.3.2.2
EDUCATIONAL
(Sprinklered)
(14.7.4.4) Exempted from requirement of 10.3.2
ONE & TWO FAMILY DWELLINGS
(24.3.3.4) Exempted from requirement of 10.3.2
HOTELS AND DORMITORIES
(Sprinklered and Not Sprinklered)
(28.3.3.4.1) Exempted from requirement of 10.3.2
APARTMENTS
(Sprinklered and Not Sprinklered)
(30.3.3.4.1) Exempted from requirement of 10.3.2
MERCANTILE
(Sprinklered and Not Sprinklered)
(36.7.4.4) Exempted from requirement of 10.3.2
STORAGE
(Sprinklered and Not Sprinklered)
(42.9) Exempted from requirement of 10.3.2
INDUSTRIAL (Sprinklered and Not Sprinklered) (40.7) Exempted from requirement of 10.3.2

  • Code Reference used is NFPA-101 2012 edition unless otherwise noted.
  • These information is not complete and intended to be used as quick references only, always refer to NFPA or your local codes for complete information.

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