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A Guide to United States Furniture Compliance Requirements



Karen Reczek, lisa benson


This guide addresses children’s furniture, upholstered furniture and other types of furniture. This document does NOT address mattresses or other home furnishings such as carpets and rugs.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 8119
Report Number


Reczek, K. and benson, L. (2016), A Guide to United States Furniture Compliance Requirements, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed February 22, 2024)
Created June 28, 2016, Updated January 27, 2020