Fire marshals renew call for FR regs

Andrews, Susan M.
November 2006
Furniture/Today;11/6/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the renewal of the call of the National Association of State Fire Marshall for a national fire safety standard for the upholstery makers in the U.S. in 2006. After 13 years of waiting, the association has implored the furniture industry to let people come before profits. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, fires originating in upholstered furniture account for 20% of all fire-related deaths in the country.


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