AHFA seeks modifications to FR proposal

June 2008
Furniture/Today;6/9/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 39, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the call for modifications to the Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC's) proposed rule on upholstered furniture flammability by the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) in High Point, North Carolina. AHFA has commended the CPSC staff for directing the proposed requirement on smoldering ignition risks. It recommends the development of a standard to minimize the reliance of the home furnishings industry on flame retardant chemicals.


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