Join UL for an overview of the new requirements for California Technical Bulletin 117 (TB 117 - 2013) is the Requirements,Test Procedure and Apparatus for Testing the Smolder Resistance of Materials Used in Upholstered Furniture. Effective on January 1, 2014, with full compliance required by January 1, 2015, the updated TB 117-2013 specifies revised test methods and labeling requirements. This webinar will discuss the changes under TB 117-2013 to provide a better understanding of the testing requirements.
Date: Thursday, October 2, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT
Speaker: M. Saeed Sheikh, Lead Technical Consultant, UL
As Subject Matter Expert for textiles and apparel, Saeed Sheikh is responsible for the review and interpretation of technical data and test results to help ensure proper testing is conducted, confirming product compliance to international safety regulations and brand quality standards. He brings over 20 years of increasing experience in product safety and quality standards, and the development of testing and regulatory compliance programs, test protocols, and risk assessments. Saeed is an expert technical and regulatory resource for UL customers and its laboratories.
Memberships include American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), and American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA).