Consumer Product Safety Commission October 26, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Technical Amendment to the Flammability Standards for Carpets and Rugs
Document Number: E7-20666
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-10-26
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is amending the flammability standards for carpets and rugs to remove the reference to Eli Lilly Company Product No. 1588 in Catalog No. 79, December 1, 1969, as the standard ignition source and provide a technical specification defining the ignition source. The specification for the standard ignition source is a timed burning tablet, consisting of essentially pure methenamine, with a nominal heat of combustion value of 7180 calories/gram, a mass of 150 mg +/-5 mg, flat, and a nominal diameter of 6 mm. The amendment has an immediate effective date.
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