Primacare will use any fabric on the chairs as long as it meets the legal and minimum British Standards for wear.

Fire Retardancy

All fabrics must pass BS5852 in the UK but there are 2 particular standards of note.

Crib 1 refers to General Domestic fabrics and are legal in private homes.

Crib 5 is a more demanding standard and fabrics supplied into Care Homes or Hospitals need to meet the Crib 5 standard.

Fabric Range

The fabrics we offer are banded in Price categories for simplicity.

Range A

We offer 4 fabrics . Double Diamond Beige, Green, Red and Blue which are good Chenille fabrics to a General Domestic standard and Fire Retardancy to Crib 1

Range B

We offer a swatch with 96 fabrics all to General Domestic standards and Crib 1 FR.  Many other fabrics are available on request in this range.

Range C

This range includes waterproof and hard wearing fabrics with are to Crib 5  FR.

Range C+

This range includes all fabrics to Crib 5 FR and includes technical stretch fabrics in Vinyl and velour which are also usually waterproof and anti – microbial.

Stretch fabrics are very important when considering seating modules with pressure relief.

Medical Grade Fabrics

Please view our Panaz- Technical fabrics range C+ here