Fire Test to Automotive Interior

automobile interior

The flame performance of automobile interior directly relates to the fire safety of the whole vehicle. The standards specify the requirement of burning behavior of interior materials. Generally, the flame performance of automobile interior is determinate by horizontal burning rate.

There are many standard for burning rate such as DIN 75200, FMVSS 301, Directive 95/28/EC, etc. In China, the standards GB 8410 is mandatory to CCC certification for automobile interior.

Fire Testing to
Automobile Interior

Chinese Standards: 

  • GB 8410 Flammability of automotive interior materials 

GB 8410 Requirement

Burning Rate is less than 100mm/min 

European Directive:

  • Directive 95/28/EC: The burning behaviour of materials used in the interior construction of certain categories of motor vehicle

95/28/EC – Requirement

Horizontal Burning Test: Burning Rate<100mm/min

Dripping Test

Vertical Burning Test: Burning Rate<100mm/min

American Standards: 

  • FMVSS 302 Flammability of materials used in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles

FMVSS 302 Reqirement

Horizontal Burning Test: Burning Rate<102mm/min

ISO Standards: 

  • ISO 3795 Road vehicles, and tractors and machinery for agriculture and forestry – Determination of burning behaviour of interior materials (Same to JIS D 1201)

Germany Standards: 

  • DIN 75200 Determination of the burning behavior of interior materials in motor vehicles

VW Standards: 

  • TL1010 Materials for vehicle interiors – Flammability of materials requirement

What We Can Do?

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Mr.XIE, Marketing Manager
Marketing Department, BASF