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Archive of posts published in the category: Consumer Product Safety Commission
Jul
5

5 Biggest Furniture Recalls In U.S. History And How Ikea Compares

The massive recall wasn’t just unprecedented for Ikea: It marks the largest furniture safety recall in American history, according to data provided to Co.Design by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPC). After news leaked that they would be recalling up to 29 million…

Nov
6

UL, Emory seek to standardize chemical testing for furniture

UL, Emory seek to standardize chemical testing for furniture

HIGH POINT — Underwriters Laboratories and the Emory University School of Public Health are collaborating to develop methodologies for determining acceptable amounts of chemical emissions from furniture, attendees at a recent Sustainable Furnishings Council discussion learned. The panel discussion, “Demystifying Chemical Exposure from…