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Fire risk reduction

News and Updates

Publications

Estimating the Impact of 16 CFR Part 1633 on Bed Fire Outcomes

Author(s)
Stanley W. Gilbert, David T. Butry, Rick D. Davis, Richard G. Gann
Effective July 1, 2007, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission promulgated a standard to severely reduce the heat release rate and the early heat output

Tools and Instruments

Fire Calorimetry Database (FCD)

The National Fire Research Laboratory (NFRL) operates calorimeters to measure the heat and combustion products for fires in the range of 50 kW to 20,000 kW