CPSC Tightens Burn Rule

March 2006
Home Textiles Today;3/6/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 22, p8
Trade Publication
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.


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