Tipping standard takes hold

Russell, Thomas
June 2009
Furniture/Today;6/8/2009, Vol. 33 Issue 39, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the new standard issued by standards development firm ASTM International for furniture safety issues in the U.S. It states that case goods companies plan to comply with the new safety standard to prevent the tipping of large case pieces, which has been a safety hazard for children. It notes that companies complying with the standard is required to include tip restraints in the packaging of bedroom dressers, chests and closets.


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