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REACH Impacts Epoxies

The far-reaching consequences of REACH

As the EU REACH legislation enters its final phase, the financial, administrative, occupational health and safety,

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SOFFA Act

House Passes SOFFA

The AHFA-backed upholstered furniture flammability legislation mandates CPSC adoption of California’s longtime flammability standard.

12/17/2019

us capitol(Photo: Unsplash user Joshua Sukoff)

The House of Representatives passed the Safer Occupancy Furniture Flammability Act (SOFFA) (HR 2647) today.

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Mattress Market Issues

Chinese ‘dumping’ has slashed mattress prices, but at a cost to the U.S. bedding industry
Nathan Bomey
USA TODAY

Bought a crazy-cheap mattress in the last few years?

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Tariff Update

China says it has agreed with U.S. to cancel tariffs in phases

11/7/2019

* Tariffs imposed during months-long war to be cancelled in phases

* Commerce ministry spokesman does not specify timetable

* Both sides must simultaneously scrap some tariffs

* Comments follow “serious and constructive”

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