Decision on bed rail safety rules expected

October 2000
Furniture/Today;10/02/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p56
Trade Publication
Reports that the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission plans to issue safety standards for portable bed rails as of October 2, 2000.


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