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Quality & Safety Standards


Quality and Standards

Meditelle Dental complies with recommendations and guidelines provided by British Standards and CE marking:

CE Marked

Meditelle products comply The Medical Devices Directive’s essential requirements in Annex 1 of EC Directive 93/42/EEC and the technical documentation is detailed within the ‘technical file’, where applicable.


British Safety

Meditelle products meet relevant British safety regulations within British Safety Standards BS3379/BS5852 and BS EN 60601-1:1190 and BS EN 60601-2-38 and The Furniture & Fire Safety Regulations S11324:1989.


Mechanical Safety & Load Testing

Meditelle chairs have been load tested in accordance with CE requirements. All Practitioner Seating has a SWL (safe working load) of 165kg.


Our Seating Guarantee

Meditelle guarantees all dental practitioner seating and patient chairs against mechanical defect for 3 years. This is an unconditional guarantee with no service clauses. Upholstery Covering is excluded.



Health & Safety

Meditelle's anti-microbial and hydrophobic vinyl coverings incorporate an infection proof additive which is effective at reducing the spread of bacteria such as E coli and MRSA.


All Meditelle vinyl is suitable for use in high risk Infection Control areas. It contains an antimicrobial additive to provide long-lasting effectiveness even after regular cleaning. Independent laboratory tests show that it is effective against the spread of MRSA, E coli and other bacteria on its surface. Clostridium Difficile can not multiply on the vinyl surface under normal aerobic conditions.

Stain Resistance

All Meditelle Vinyl coated fabrics are hydrophobic and do not absorb water or retain dampness and can be completely dried after washing. Resistant to urine, mild acids/alkalis, drinks and beverages which can be easily wiped off.

Easy Maintenance

Our hard wearing medical grade PVC vinyl coverings are non-permeable, ensuring easy cleaning.


vinyl cleaning guide

Vinyl Technical Information


Conforms to BS5790 part 1 : Type 2: Grade X : 1996 and ISO7617-1 : 2001

Martindale abrasion in excess of 300,000 rubs.

Tested in accordance with BS EN ISO 12947 1, 2, 3, 4.

Flame Retardancy

Inherently flame retardant. Tested in accordance with ISO7617-1: 2001. BS EN1021-1 : 2006 : Part 1 and BS EN1021-2 : 2006 Part 2 (ISO8191-1 : 1987 and ISO8191-2 1988 Modified). IMO Res A 652 (16) EASA.CS25.853  App F. Part 1 (a) (1) (ii )

Tested according to BS EN 1021-1 : 2006 Furniture - Assessment of the ignitability of upholstered furniture, Smouldering Cigarette; BS EN 1021-2 : 2006 Furniture - Assessment of the ignitability of upholstered furniture, Match Flame Equivalent and BS 5852 : 2006, Clause 11, Methods of Test for the Assessment of the ignitability of upholstered seating by smouldering and flaming Ignition Sources, using Ignition Source Crib 5.  Meets requirements and complies with BS7176 : 2007+A1:2011 Direct test for medium hazard. (Specification for Resistance to Ignition for Upholstered Furniture for Non-domestic Seating by Testing Composites).

Tested to BS5852 : Part 1 : 1979.  Meets requirements of Schedule 4 & 5, Part 1, of The Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988 S.I. 1324

Tested to BS5852 : 2006 Clause 11 : Ignition Source 5, showed Non-ignition and designated as BS5852 : 2006, Rating NI/5. Pass for Crib 5.

Foam Technical Information


Foam physical properties are tested according to standards BS EN ISO 845:1995. (Density), BS EN ISO 2439 (Hardness) and BS EN ISO1798 (Tensile Strength and Elongation) and BS EN ISO1856 (Compression).


Polyether polyurethane foam meets the requirements of Schedule 1 Part 1 of The Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations. Also meets the requirements of FAR/JAR Part 25:App. F Part 1 (Vertical test)/EASA CS.25.853





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