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January 2014 – On November 21, 2013, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced approval of the state’s new flammability standard for upholstered furniture, culminating a year-long effort to address growing concerns about consumer exposure to flame retardant chemicals. PDFPrintView This Article →
December 1, 2013 – On November 28, 2012, Duke University and the University of California-Berkeley released a study on the presence of flame retardant chemicals in upholstered furniture. The study appeared in the journal Environmental Science & Technology. The American…View This Article →
April 2015 – The American Home Furnishings Alliance has been actively involved in the regulatory development of formaldehyde emission standards – as well as the enforcement framework for those standards – for the last 10 years, beginning with the California…View This Article →