TITLE

CPSC Tightens Burn Rule

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;3/6/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 22, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the new federal mattress flammability standard approved by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). In a unanimous vote, the commission has approved the testing protocol calling for a thirty-minute burn test. According to the CPSC, it is one of the most important safety standards it has ever developed. The new standard will take effect on July 1, 2007.
ACCESSION #
19997056

 

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