Event: UL Furniture Flammability and Human Health Summit
Dates: May 21-22, 2014
Location: Atlanta, GA
Speaker: Avery Lindeman, Science and Policy Associate, Green Science Policy Institute
Updates to Furniture Flammability Standards in the US and the UK
UL hosted its second-annual Summit on Furniture Flammability and Human Health, a part of their scientific thought leadership series. Co-conveners included the Centers for Disease Control, The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and the United States Fire Administration. An esteemed group of scientists, health professionals, and leadership organizations examined legislative initiatives, chemical exposure, and fire suppression research. The summit was organized to explore product safety with regard to achieving fire protection while preventing hazardous chemical exposures.