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Additional measures to add accessibility are providing more space and grab bars to ease transfer to and from the toilet seat, and including enough room for a caregiver if necessary.
Some countries have requirements concerning the accessibility of public toilets.
A dual-flush toilet is a variation of the flush toilet that uses two buttons or a handle mechanism to flush different amounts of water.
The system was developed by Japanese sanitary product manufacturer TOTO in 1960.
According to ADA the height of toilet bowl shall be 17 inches (430 mm) at a minimum when measured from the floor to the top of the toilet seat.
Wisconsin based Kohler company has a line of products named Comfort Height®, with toilet height of 17 inches.
American Standard based in Piscataway, NJ has a toilet product line called Right Height™ of 16-1/2” rim height.
For example, stalls may not be able to fit a wheelchair, and transferring between the wheelchair and the toilet seat may pose a challenge.
Accessible toilets are designed to address these issues by providing more space and bars for users to grab and hold during transfers, and space for an assistant if necessary.