TITLE

Tipping standard takes hold

AUTHOR(S)
Russell, Thomas
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;6/8/2009, Vol. 33 Issue 39, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
41549220

 

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