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ASTM Book lays out fire testing standards for textiles.

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February 17, 2010 - ASTM Fire Standards for Upholstered Furniture, Mattresses and Bedding provides information on mandatory and voluntary fire testing as well as flammability performance and quality control test standards for textiles. Specifically, this ASTM International compilation includes 20 key ASTM International fire testing standards, 2 Federal regulations (16 CFR 1632 and 16 CFR 1633), and 8 California Technical Bulletins.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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ASTM Fire Standards for Upholstered Furniture, Mattresses and Bedding

Press release date: February 12, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-A new ASTM International compilation features the latest information on mandatory and voluntary fire testing, as well as flammability performance and quality control test standards, for textiles such as upholstered furniture, mattresses and bedding. ASTM Fire Standards for Upholstered Furniture, Mattresses and Bedding includes 20 key ASTM International fire testing standards, two Federal regulations (16 CFR 1632 and 16 CFR 1633) and eight California Technical Bulletins. This book is an excellent companion to participants of the ASTM training course, Regulatory Compliance for the Flammability of Upholstered Furniture, Mattresses, and Bedding. Contact Scott Murphy, ASTM International (smurphy@astm.org), for more information on this and other ASTM training courses. ASTM Fire Standards for Upholstered Furniture, Mattresses and Bedding, is available for $99 USD (200 pages; soft cover 8.5 x 11"; stock # FLAME10; ISBN: 978-0-8031-8412-1). To purchase ASTM publications, search by stock number on the ASTM Web site (www.astm.org), or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 610-832-9585; service@astm.org). ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions. ASTM Staff Contact: Marsha Firman, Phone: 610-832-9612; mfirman@astm.org

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