Flame testing
Description Test method Test name Cost per test ($)
UL 94 UL 94 Tests for flammability of plastic materials for parts in devices and appliances 300
Horizontal burn ASTM D635 Standard test method for rate of burning and/or extent and time of
burning of plastics in a horizontal position
250
Horizontal burn ISO 9772 Cellular plastics - Determination of horizontal burning characteristics of
small specimens subjected to a small flame
250
Vertical burn ASTM D3801 Standard test method for measuring the comparative burning characteristics
of solid plastics in a vertical position
250
Vertical burn ISO 9773 Plastics - Determination of burning behaviour of thin flexible vertical
specimens in contact with a small-flame ignition source
250
Nonrigid solid plastics ASTM D4804 Standard test method for determining the flammability characteristics of
nonrigid solid plastics
250
125 mm flame burn ASTM D5048 Standard test method for measuring the comparative burning characteristics
and resistance to burn-through of solid plastics using a 125-mm flame
300
50 W flame burn IEC 60695-11-10 Fire hazard testing - Part 11-10: Test flames - 50 W horizontal and
vertical flame test methods
300
LOI ASTM D2863 Standard test method for measuring the minimum oxygen concentration to
support candle-like combustion of plastics (oxygen index)
300
LOI ISO 4589 Plastics - Determination of burning behaviour by oxygen index 300