On January 15th, 2020, the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS) has published a draft revision of the Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity for furniture and furniture for children’s use.
With the purpose of compensating for deficiencies, the draft revision clarifies the material and wood quality to be used for chest drawers.
The test method for stability of chest drawers has also been revised to include a test that will apply equivalent uniform load on the bottom of chest drawers. Furthermore, when applying normal force during the test, the normal force will be changed from 23 kgf to 25 kgf.
The draft revision is open for public consultation and will close on March 15th, 2020. If approved, it will come into force in November of 2020.