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ECHA recommends restriction on flame retardants in flexible polyurathane (PUR) foams

Chemical Watch, 12.04.18 ECHA calls for a restriction proposal of TCEP, TCPP and TDCP flame retardants used in PUR foams in childcare articles and residential upholstered furniture.  The European Furniture Industries Confederation (EFIC) calls for a EU-wide approach to this issue as well as for a wider restriction’s scope, which would include the public furniture …

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Industry challenges UK and Irish furniture standards

ChemicalWatch 11.11.16 « The European Furniture Industries Conferedation (Efic) says that the ‘open flame’, or ‘match test’, required by the British fire safety test method (BS 5852) and the Irish (IS 419:1988) means manufacturers must use flame retardants. » (paywall)