GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A newly revised safety and performance standard for desk/table products, ANSI/BIFMA X5.5-2014, has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

Two years in the making, the revision to the ANSI/BIFMA X5.5 standard features a number of new test methods including tilting tables, keyboard tables, benching systems, and monitor arms, as well as noteworthy revisions and clarifications to several previous test methods.

Copies of the new standard are available from BIFMA, the not-for-profit trade association for business and institutional furniture manufacturers.


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