In 2013, Center for Pet Safety performed independent crash testing of safety harnesses to determine crashworthiness. 25# Crash Test Dog (No real dogs were used for testing.)
Does not meet performance requirements of CPS-001-014.01 Companion Animal Safety Harness Restraint System Standard.
Results: Deemed Not Optimal. Exhibited tearing of neck strap and hardware deformation. Allowed dog to launch risking secondary impact. Head Excursion Measurement (FMVSS 213) was exceeded for medium size. Failure of size small and large met CPS Catastrophic Failure Definition. Manufacturer attended testing and approved setup of Medium and Large sizes. Due to harness sizing differences CPS created a 25 lb. test dog with a smaller profile and testing was completed at a later date.
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