Posted on 24/03/2020 in Furniture & Textiles Fire Safety Regulatory 2020
Ireland consultation on furniture fire regulations

The Government of Ireland has opened a public consultation to 31st March 2020 on the national Furniture Fire Regulations Ireland, which currently require similar foam and textile cigarette and flame fire safety performance as the UK Furniture Fire Safety Regulation. The consultation addresses scope e.g. whether outdoor furniture should be covered by the regulation, testing, labelling and information and specifically flame retardants. It is stated that certain brominated, chlorinated and organophosphorus FRs can pose health risks. The consultation asks to propose groups of FRs which may not pose health risks, how to protect against health risk from FRs and other solutions to ensure fire safety.

Ireland national government Furniture Fire Regulations Consultation deadline for replies 31st March 2020.

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