Examples of Qualifying Products

Products shall have no operational cords.  If a product has accessible inner cords the product must comply with the Appendix C of ANSI/WCMA A100.1-2018, and/or products with accessible inner cords cannot form a hazardous loop per Appendix D.

For information on ANSI testing for window coverings please contact Bureau Veritas at their Buffalo New York location.

Cordless product designs examples with inaccessible tight inner cords are:

  • Mini blinds
  • 1 inch blinds
  • 2 inch blinds
  • routed faux blinds
  • route-less faux blinds
  • roman shades
  • cellular shades
  • pleated shades
  • roller shades
  • vertical blinds
  • solar shades
  • drapery
  • shutters
  • transverse rods with rigid cord shrouds
  • Clutch chains with rigid shrouds

Safety devices and other prototypes will be considered on a case by case basis.

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