TITLE

CPSC offers uph. FR reg

AUTHOR(S)
Gunlin, Joan
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;3/10/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 27, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a proposed federal standard regarding upholstered furniture flammability from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The proposal allows manufacturers to use smolder-resistant cover fabrics or interior fire-resistant barriers to protect the furniture's filling material. It aims to reduce the risk of upholstered furniture fire without requiring the use of fire-retardant chemicals. Reactions of the industry to the proposal are presented.
ACCESSION #
31301046

 

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