Rhode Island Enacts Upholstered Bedding and Furniture Flame Retardant Restrictions
The State of Rhode Island has passed a law that prohibits the sale or distribution within the state of residential upholstered bedding or furniture that contains 100 ppm (0.01%) or more of an organohalogen flame retardant. The law defines organohalogen flame retardants as any chemical containing the element bromine or chlorine bonded to carbon that is added to a plastic, foam, or textile.By Bureau Veritas Technical Services 1 minute read
The law does not provide a specific list of chemicals that are prohibited and becomes effective on July 1, 2019.
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