What are URBN’s Drop Test Requirements?

URBN requires all products to comply with ISTA free fall drop test standards. The test requires packages to be dropped onto a flat, firm, non-yielding surface. The drop height is based on the package weight shown in the chart below.

Package Weight

Drop Height Drops per Sequence
Equal to or less than 75 lbs.

30”

10

Greater than 75 lbs. but equal to or less than 100 lbs

24”

10

Greater than 100 lbs. but equal to or less than 150 lbs. 18”

10

 

We require 10 drops tests, one for each of the orientations listed below.

  1. Most fragile corner
  2. Shortest edge radiating from the drop corner
  3. Medium edge radiating from the drop corner
  4. Longest edge radiating from the drop corner
  5. Flat on one of the smallest faces
  6. Flat on the opposite small face
  7. Flat on one of the medium faces
  8. Flat on the opposite medium face
  9. Flat on one of the largest faces
  10. Flat on the opposite large face

 

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