TITLE

CPSC sees support for uph. flame rule

AUTHOR(S)
Andrews, Susan M.
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;3/24/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 29, p128
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the furniture industry could support a uniform U.S. national standard for upholstered furniture flammability. Goal of the proposed standards; Option to use interliner fabrics to retard flames; Ignition of furniture by a flame source.
ACCESSION #
9372407

 

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