Standard BS EN 1906:2012

Standard BS EN 1906:2012
Building hardware - Door Handles and Furniture Knobs

This standard applies to the requirements and test methods relative to the corrosion resistance, safety and other aspects related to the implementation and security lock.


The European standard specifies performance

-requirements and test methods-(ie strength, static strength, operating torque, corrosion, safety, etc.)

The model has 4 degrees of performance.

Compliance with this standard provides a margin of resistance beyond that required for normal function. The model has additional security requirements.


BS EN 1906 classifies products by using an 8-digit coding system. Each digit refers to a characteristic of the product against the standard performance requirements.