Flammability Briefing Published

November 2004
Home Textiles Today;11/8/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has published its briefing package on mattress and bedding/bedclothes flammability. The first part summarizes the commissions findings and recommendations. The CPSC has recommended that an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking be issued for bedclothes, according to a statement by the Home Fashion Products Association. The commission will be voting on the staff recommendations for mattresses and bedclothes.


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