Basic facts about the new federal mattress FR standard

November 2007
Furniture/Today;2007 Bedding Yearbook, Vol. 32, p29
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the new federal standard mattress FR standard in the U.S. It stated that the federal open-flame flammability standard for mattresses is necessary because it will save lives and prevent injuries and property damage by providing more fire resistance. The said federal standard is the first to deal with open flame sources, such as candles and cigarette lighters, as opposed to the thread posed by a smoldering cigarette.


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