December 17, 2021
EPA issues restrictions on the use of five flame retardants
Manufacturers must remove these flame retardants, commonly found in plastics, electronics and adhesives, from non-medical products by March 8, 2022.
Furniture quality assurance and regulatory protocols
Along with working to produce and sell the safest possible furniture products, manufacturers and retailers must work to ensure furniture supply chain transparency, quality and integrity.
Expert-designed test equipment
For manufacturers and retailers to get to market quickly, they must understand their products’ performance. UL can help preserve your long-term profits and reputation with our broad testing experience and extensive knowledge of equipment design and fabrication.
2022 Furnishings Focus webinar series
This webinar series will guide you on a journey through several relevant aspects impacting the furniture industry, aiming to ease confusion and spark solutions. Topics include:
- How to keep up with safety requirements in a rapidly changing and growing furniture market
- Electrical safety requirements for height-adjustable beds
- How data acquisition with state-of-the-art test equipment helps traceability and benchmarking
- Regulatory updates on the ever-changing landscape
Tune in when the official program goes live:
EPA restrictions on the use of five flame retardants
Gain insights on the Environmental Protection Agency’s updated restrictions on five flame retardants in plastics, electronics and adhesives.
Address consumer concerns with UL GREENGUARD Certification
UL GREENGUARD Certification helps furniture brands and manufacturers demonstrate improved environmental health of their products to the market.