California’s proposed furniture standard: What you need to know

Proposed regulation is a win-win-win for fire safety, health and environment Usually people aren’t eagerly awaiting the arrival of new furniture flammability standards, but the announcement of February 8, 2013 has been 38 years in the making. Today, the California Bureau of Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation unveiled its new proposed regulation for upholstered furniture, TB117-2013. Here’s the rundown on what you need to know. What is TB117-2013? TB117-2013 is a new regulation proposed on the flammability of upholstered furniture. It is…

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