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- California Moves to Extinguish Furniture Flammability Rule. // Wood & Wood Products;Jul2012, Vol. 117 Issue 5, p11
The article discusses the amendments which have been made with regard to the fire safety tests of the furniture manufactured in California.
- Trading Standards seize 'non-compliant' sofas. // Cabinet Maker;11/30/2001, Issue 5265, p1
Reports the investigation of Artigianni Fiorentini upholstery by the Carmarthen Trading Standards Officers in Great Britain. Failure to pass the tests for fire and safety regulations conducted by The Furniture and Furnishings last 1988; Compliance on the flammability regulations of the sofas;...
- Flammable seating heats up in states. P.D.S. // Architectural Record;Dec1991, Vol. 179 Issue 12, p17
Summarizes the `Furniture Fire Safety Act,' legislation drawn up by the American Furniture Manufacturers Association (AFMA) and aimed at state legislatures. It's based on California's Technical Bulletin 133 (Cal 133), which measures the fire-safety performance of individual pieces of furniture.
- Proposed California rule has 3 new FR tests. // Furniture/Today;7/30/2012, Vol. 36 Issue 46, p16
The article presents information on a draft rule related to the furniture flammability standard in California that requires a major change in testing methods.
- Elk Technologies launches Web site for VeraShield. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;9/8/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p35
Reports on the launching of web site by Elk Technologies in Dallas, Texas. Provision of information on VersaShield flame-resistant technology; Compliance to the state and federal mattress safety requirements; Enhancement of customer relations.
- Flammability course. // Cabinet Maker;06/19/98, Issue 5093, p25
Reports that SATRA Technology Centre is holding a series of one day training courses on furniture flammability. Practical and legislative aspects covered by the course; Roger Marchant as course organizer; Course schedules.
- Letters to the Editor. Dean, John C. // Furniture/Today;1/8/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 18, p50
A letter to the editor is presented discussing the need of an effective fire safety standard for upholstered furniture.
- New rules offer opportunity to sell safety. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;9/8/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p34
Reports on the reluctance of the bedding industry to adopt improved mattress flammability protection in Durham, North Carolina. Response of the industry to legislative change; Improvement of fire safety as a marketing opportunity; Increase of operating expenses.
- Furniture flammability regulations revised. // Cabinet Maker;4/2/2010, Issue 5681, p4
The article reports on the revision of the flammability regulations of the Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations proposed by FIRA to ensure the availability of testing materials in Great Britain.