FMVSS and EEC INTEREUROPE Standards

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 206

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration FMVSS 206
  • Door locks and door retention components
  • Passenger Cars, Multipurpose Passenger Vehicles, and Trucks.
Requires locking systems and specifies load requirements for door latches and door hinge systems to minimize the probability of occupants being thrown from the vehicle as a result of forces encountered in vehicle impact. The design and testing requirements of the FMVSS 206 safety standard require a primary and secondary latching position and must withstand transverse and longitudinal load forces and inertial forces without opening.
Certain TriMark products comply with FMVSS 206 and are identified in TriMark's catalog and technical publications. These products have been thoroughly tested in accordance with SAE J839 for the load requirements. In addition, a complete door system analysis of ALL components of the door locks and door retention components for inertia and inside locking requirements must be performed by TriMark or the vehicle manufacturer.
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Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 302

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration FMVSS 302
  • Flammability of Interior Materials - Passenger Cars, Multipurpose Passenger Vehicles, Trucks and Buses.
This standard specifies burn resistance requirements for materials used in the occupant compartment of motor vehicles in order to reduce deaths and injuries caused by vehicle fires.
Certain TriMark products comply with FMVSS 302 and are identified in TriMark's catalog and technical publications. These products have been either tested or certified as complying with the standard.

EEC INTEREUROPE Vehicular Door Directive for Doors, Locks and Hinges

Annex ll specifies requirements for door locks and door retention components including latches, hinges and other supporting means, to minimize the lilelihood of occupants being thrown from the vehicle as a result of impact.
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