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Webinar playback: Flammability regulations and testing for furniture

25 May, 2022

Our experts, Howard James (Testing and Technical Manager) and Steve Cotton (Technical Specialist - Flammability and Physical Upholstery) recently held a webinar entitled 'Flammability regulations and testing for furniture (domestic, contract and beds / mattresses)'.

A playback of the sessions is now available for review.

The webinar covered:

  • UKAS Accredited testing to the Irish flammability regulations - Irish Regulations S.I. No. 316/1995 - Industrial Research and Standards (Fire Safety) (Domestic Furniture) Order, 1995
  • UKAS Accredited testing to the California TB 117-2013 Requirements, Test Procedure and Apparatus for Testing the Smolder Resistance of Materials Used in Upholstered Furniture. You can see a test, understand more about the regulation and how it can assist in exporting to USA
  • Latest updates on the proposed revisions to The Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988
  • 'Ask the experts’ session, whereby attendees were able to ask questions which relate to their product(s). Questions cover all facets of flammability regulations and standards, and covered many products

A playback of the 30 minute session is now available here.

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