News

Standard updating

in: Standard updating

24. 04. 2018

Which requirements for wood flooring surfaces?

We consider again the topic of the performance of wood-based flooring surfaces trying to clarify some issues.

in: Standard updating

20. 02. 2018

New equipment for corrosion test

A humidostatic corrosion chamber to carry out the EN 15570 test.

in: Standard updating

20. 02. 2018

Emissions and new CAMs for building

The Decree of the Ministry of the Environment of 11.10.2017 approving the CAMs and the emission limits from the materials for wood furniture.

in: Standard updating

17. 01. 2018

Designing furniture for all in Italy

An important news from the Italian standardization.

in: Standard updating

17. 01. 2018

News from the fire reaction

Some fresh circulars from the Italian Home Office.

in: Standard updating

25. 10. 2017

Minimum Environmental Criteria (CAM)

With the new Code of Contract GPP is no longer a voluntary instrument but has become compulsory, and the Decree of 11 January 2017 issued a new technical document for the furnishing sector which contains the "minimum environmental criteria" (CAMs) for public supply of furnishings for all uses.

in: Standard updating

26. 10. 2017

School buildings: The new Italian fire prevention decree

The legislative news in Italy about fire reaction for school activities.

in: Standard updating

26. 10. 2017

The safety and durability of office furniture

Contents and news about UNI EN 527-2: 2016 "Office furniture - Work tables - Part 2: Safety, strength and durability requirements".

in: Standard updating

25. 09. 2017

Fire prevention: new regulation for the city of San Francisco

San Francisco bans the sale of upholstered furniture containing flame-retardant chemicals.

in: Standard updating

27. 09. 2017

Nurseries: fire reaction for upholstered products

D.M. 16-07-2014 "Technical regulation of fire prevention for the design, construction and operation of nurseries": the Italian Home Office provided the clarifications that CATAS requested in November 2014.

in: Standard updating

01. 09. 2017

Prevenzione incendi per le attività scolastiche

Pubblicato il nuovo decreto D.M. 07.08.2017 "Approvazione di norme tecniche di prevenzione incendi per le attività scolastiche".

in: Standard updating

20. 07. 2017

Yellowing of knots – a new specification for furniture surfaces

CATAS Surfaces department offers a new test in order to assess the behaviour of stained and painted softwood with knots.