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Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No.206

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

(FMVSS 206)

Door Locks, Retention Components, Passenger Cars, Multipurpose Passenger Vehicles and Trucks.

In order to protect vehicle passengers from being thrown out of a vehicle during crashes, only select door retention latch mechanisms may be used in vehicles with passenger carrying compartments. The design and testing requirements of the FMVSS 206 safety standard require a primary and secondary latching configuration. Each configuration must withstand transverse and longitudinal load forces. A. L. Hansen Mfg. Co. is a leader in the manufacturing of door locking component mechanisms. Rigid strength testing has been conducted on all mechanisms to insure the design and quality parameters. You can be assured of quality products when you use A. L. Hansen Mfg. Co. locking mechanisms.

All catalog items that display the “FMVSS” notice graphic, have been tested to FMVSS 206 load force requirements.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Component parts provided by A. L. Hansen Mfg. Co. for use in FMVSS 206 passenger carrying compartment door retention applications are recognized to be part of a door system. Final door system certification is the responsibility of the vehicle manufacturer.
WARNING NOTICE: Do not modify or alter products. The modification and/or altercation of any component or assembly may cause serious injury or death.

All A. L. Hansen Mfg. Co. products should be used in accordance with local, state, federal and industrial regulations. Suitability for application is the responsibility of the buyer. All dimensions herein are for reference only and are subject to change without notice.

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