What's tested?

There are three accepted child restraint standards in New Zealand for more information on these click here.

Each standard tests to a different set of minimum requirements, some companies then text above the minimum and exceed the government required minimum standards. This does not mean that one standard is better than, or worse than another. For the seat to perform correctly in the unlikely event of an accident the seat must be installed correctly at all times, and used correctly for your child's physical size. Always follow the manufacturers specifications.

The following shows you what each standard tests.
*G = Force of Gravity

Australia: AS/NZS 1754

So what is tested?

Front Impact Tick 28 G Force
Rear Impact Tick 14-21 G Force
Side Impact Tick 14-21 G Force
Inverted Impact Tick 8-15 G Force
Genital Injury Test Tick Yes

New Zealand: NZS 1754

So what is tested?

Front Impact Tick 24 G Force
Rear Impact  
Side Impact  
Inverted Impact  
Genital Injury Test  

United Kingdom: Uk ECE44.03 or above

So what is tested?

Front Impact Tick 22 G Force
Rear Impact Tick 14-21 G Force
Side Impact  
Inverted Impact  
Genital Injury Test  

 

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| ECE 44.03
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