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CPSC Chairman Addresses AHFA Board of Directors

Alexander Hoehn-Saric, chair of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), addressed members of the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Board of Directors during the group’s spring government affairs meeting here May 14-15.

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AHFA Submits Comments on EPA Formaldehyde Risk Evaluation

AHFA joined with the International Wood Products Association (IWPA) and the National Retail Federation (NRF) last week to submit comments on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2024 draft risk evaluation for formaldehyde.

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2023 Year in Review Recaps AHFA Impact

Every year, AHFA reviews its advocacy efforts and provides a detailed recap of its progress, victories and battles yet to wage. This analysis is published in an annual Year in Review publication.

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Are You Prepared for Lacey Phase VII?

Furniture importers will need to begin filling out Lacey Act declaration forms in 2024 – although no one can say exactly when just yet. IWPA will offer a training workshop from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 6 to help companies navigate the new requirement.

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Hoehn-Saric Will Address AHFA Board

Chair of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Alexander Hoehn-Saric, has accepted AHFA's invitation to address the Board of Directors at its May 2024 government affairs meeting at the Westin Washington, D.C. Downtown.

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Deadline Approaching For Logistics Conference Registrations

With only two weeks left to secure hotel reservations at a discounted rate, executives are urged to finalize their plans to attend the AHFA's 2024 Logistics Conference from June 17-19 at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Importers Must Prioritize Packaging Quality Control

When companies place orders with overseas manufacturing partners, they can jeopardize their shipment and their reputation if inadequate attention is paid to packaging quality.

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First Furniture Safety Week Slated for October 2024

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) announces the first annual Furniture Safety Week will be October 7-11, 2024. The initiative is designed to engage all segments of the home furnishings industry in public conversation about furniture safety.

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