CPSC closer to FR standard

February 2008
Furniture/Today;2/11/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 23, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to adopt a standard aimed at slowing or preventing the spread and intensity of upholstered furniture fires. According to the CPSC, its objective is to reduce the risk of upholstered furniture fires without requiring the use of fire-retardant chemicals. Details of the proposal are mentioned.


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