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1,000+ Replacement Tip Kits Mailed

By the end of January, the Alliance4Safety had mailed over 1,000 replacement tip kits to consumers who requested them as part of the New Age Tip Restraint recall announced on January 11.

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Law Label Discussions Continue with Utah

After months of discussion with AHFA staff and several AHFA member company executives, the State of Utah decided to postpone a new requirement for e-commerce sites to display a uniform law label for upholstered furniture before an online purchase is made.

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Tip Restraint Standard Under Review

A task group within the ASTM F15.42 Furniture Safety Subcommittee is examining the current safety specification for furniture tip restraints, F3096. New tests for both plastic and metal restraints are proposed.

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EPA Publishes FAQ on Laminated Products

On January 11 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published an update to its FAQ on TSCA Title VI – the Formaldehyde Standard for Composite Wood Products – to provide additional guidance on requirements for laminated products.

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Tip Restraint Kits Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Alliance4Safety (A4S) and 31 importers and brands of residential bedroom furniture have announced the voluntary recall of furniture tip restraint kits manufactured by New Age Industries Company, Ltd.

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AHFA To Host Marketing/PR Conference

AHFA announces it will hold a new Marketing/PR Conference in 2024 with a program that invites companies to reimagine marketing plans, recraft brand images and help reposition our industry’s products to entice today’s consumers.

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AHFA To Coordinate First Furniture Safety Week

AHFA announces it will sponsor an annual Furniture Safety Week beginning October 2024. The initiative is designed to engage all segments of the home furnishings industry in public conversation about furniture and home safety.

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AHFA Announces 2024 Division Leadership

AHFA announces Eddie Massood, president of Massood Logistics, will chair the Solution Partners Board of Directors in 2024 and Dan Hunt, president and CEO of Murrow’s Transfer, will chair the Specialized Furniture Carriers Board of Directors in 2024.

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