TITLE

CPSC looking at FR barriers

AUTHOR(S)
Combs, Heath E.
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;6/3/2013, Vol. 37 Issue 40, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is analyzing the proposed 2008 national upholstery flammability standard known as 16 CFR to consider fires from heaters and small and large open flames that are not included in it.
ACCESSION #
88069245

 

Related Articles

  • Bedding standard too? Reed, David // Urethanes Technology;Dec2003/Jan2004, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p25 

    Reports the proposal of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to adopt a flammability standard for mattresses, box springs and futons. Estimated number of fire incidents that started in bedrooms according to the Fire Administration; Cause of mattress fires; Purpose of the standard.

  • Good Housekeeping Institute Report. Goff, Lisa // Good Housekeeping;Jul99, Vol. 229 Issue 1, p85 

    Reports on a test made by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission on the best protection to prevent fire from a stove. How the system works; Results of the test.

  • Proposed Rules: CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION.  // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;3/20/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 54, p17140 

    The article focuses on the announcement of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regarding its intent to organize a meeting on upholstered furniture fire safety technologies. It says that the meeting will be held at the CPSC's laboratory in Rockville, Maryland on April 25, 2013. It...

  • A Controversial Flammability Rule. Morrissey, James A. // Textile World;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 158 Issue 2, p12 

    The article focuses on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPR) issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for the new flammability standards for upholstered furniture products. It was stated that furniture companies and fire marshals have expressed concerns on the new...

  • CPSC drops bombshell, but questions remain. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;5/12/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 35, p39 

    Comments on the delayed implementation of the mattress flammability standards by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Need for the resolution of a legal issue with the state government; Assessment of the flammability research; Effects of the regulation on the bedding industry.

  • CPSC issues warning for attic furnace fires. Mader, Robert P. // Contractor Magazine;Nov2000, Vol. 47 Issue 11, p40 

    Reports on the warning issued by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission to California homeowners with attic furnaces to have them inspected for fire prevention. Statistics on the number of furnaces manufactured by Consolidated Industries from 1983 to 1994; Finding on the problems...

  • National upholstery FR rule travels long road. Combs, Heath E. // Furniture/Today;5/27/2013, Vol. 37 Issue 39, p9 

    The author argues against the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's consideration of having fire barriers in its furniture standard while planning to introduce a national upholstery flammability rule.

  • Products recalled to avert fire and injuries.  // Fire Engineering;May97, Vol. 150 Issue 5, p35 

    Presents a list of products which may pose fire or personal-injury hazards for the users, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. Descriptions of the products.

  • Paranoia may save your life. Brannigan, Francis L. // Fire Engineering;Jul98, Vol. 151 Issue 7, p123 

    Presents news developments about fire prevention in the United States as of July 1998. Includes the paranoia about building collapse during fires; Attention that should be directed at wood trusses; Fire resistance of gypsum board; Administrative complaint filed against Central Sprinkler Co. by...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics