Key factors in assessing overall durability of a fabric vary depending on the fabric construction.
The surface wear of a fabric caused by friction (30,000 minimum double rubs Wyzenbeek method)
A material's degree of resistance to the fading effect of light.
Transfer of dye from the surface of a dyed or printed fabric onto another surface by rubbing.
The measurement of a fabric's performance when it is exposed to specific sources of ignition.
Sunbrella fabrics do not contain AZO dyes. We require our suppliers to not use them as well.
This fabric is GREENGUARD certified for low chemical emissions, contributing to healthy indoor air quality.
Sunbrella fabrics do not contain lead.
This fabric has been tested in an independent laboratory to verify it contains no harmful substances according to STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® (19.HUS.73033 HOHENSTEIN HTTI)
REACH compliancy is regulated by the European Union and promotes protection against harmful chemicals.
The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends certain Sunbrella fabrics in shading products as part of a complete sun protection regimen, including regular use of sunscreen, to aid in preventing sun-induced skin damage.
Meets CA #117-2013 Sec. E (CS-191-53) Classification: 1 Normal Flammability; UFAC Interior Fabrics Test Method-1990 – Meets Class I Requirements; Complies with U.S. CPSC requirements for upholstered furniture flammability (16 CFR Part 1640);
DOES NOT PASS ASTM E84 FOR PANELS OR NFPA 701 FOR DRAPERY