Posted on 27/07/2021 in Furniture & Textiles 2021
New York State “Family and fire fighter protection act”

New York State “Family and fire fighter protection act” bans intentionally added “halogenated, organophosphorus, organonitrogen or nanoscale chemical” flame retardants and FR synergists in upholstered furniture, mattresses, (enclosure and stand of) electronic displays. The bill provides some limited exceptions and is applicable from 1/1/2024. Organophosphorus and organonitrogen are defined as containing one or more phosphorus/nitrogen elements and one or more carbon elements the term “element” is not here defined … maybe the legislators meant “atoms”?). The bill has been passed by the State assembly and senate and is awaiting signature by the Governor.

New York State Family and Fire Fighter Protection Act (S. 4630-B/A. 5418-B)

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