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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)