Member Resources

2018 Regulatory Summit

From the October 2018 Regulatory Summit, these presentations provide updates on the federal formaldehyde rule, product safety and recall obligations, upholstery furniture flammability and new chemical regulations potentially impacting performance fabrics.

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Federal Formaldehyde Rule Update

Erik Winchester, Fiber & Organics Branch Chief, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Product Safety

Matthew Howsare, Co-Chair, Consumer Product Safety Practice, Mintz Levin

Federal Upholstered Furniture Flammability Standard Update

Andrew Lock, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences, CPSC; David Miller, Division of Peidemiology/Hazard Analysis, CPSC; Nicholas Oliver, Bureau Chief, California Bureau of Electronic & Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation

Understanding Furniture Tip-Over Data

David Miller, Division of Peidemiology/Hazard Analysis, CPSC; Neal S. Cohen, Attorney, Neal Cohen Law; Len Morrissey, Director, Technical Committee Operations Division, ASTM International

New UL/AHFA Stability Verified Program

Michael O’Hara, General Manager, Global Furniture, UL; Doug Lockard, Global Sales & Marketing Director, UL Environment

Performance Fabric Update