Report: Lead in leather poses no risk

Gunin, Joan
July 2008
Furniture/Today;7/28/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 46, p4
Trade Publication
The article discusses the University of Cincinnati Leather Research Laboratory conclusive report on lead in leather upholstery finishes that is safe and not hazardous to human health. It states that the testing for the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) focused on leather, bonded leather, bycast and vinyl. It adds that the alliance continues to promote open communications with suppliers about restrictions on lead in products produced for sale in the U.S.


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