This part of ISO 7176 specifies wheelchair design and performance requirements and associated test
methods, as well as requirements for wheelchair labelling, presale literature disclosure, user instructions and user warnings. These requirements are applicable to wheelchairs that are designed to be secured by any type of wheelchair tiedown in accordance with ISO 10542-1 and any other applicable parts of the ISO 10542 series.
This part of ISO 7176 applies to all manual and powered wheelchairs, including scooters, which, in addition to their intended function as mobility devices, are also intended for use as forward-facing seats in motor vehicles by children and adults with a body mass equal to or greater than 22 kg. It also applies to wheelchairs with add-on components designed to meet one or more of the requirements of this part of ISO 7176.