TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO APPAREL FLAMMABILITY STANDARDS

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is amending its March 2008 final rule on the flammability standard for general wearing apparel, the Standard for the Flammability of Clothing Textiles, 16 CFR Part 1610.

The final rule contained some incorrect typographical symbols and other inadvertent errors. (FR Pub 10/20/08, available at: edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/pdf/E8-24712.pdf

An outline of changes to the March 2008 changes to flammability standards is available from OMNI TRADE NEWS at: Amendments to Standard for the Flammability of Clothing/Textiles effective September 22, 2008

Information on this and other recent developments can be obtained from our technical consulting group.