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Chemtura files suit against California fire-safety rule

12:15 PM MST | January 17, 2014

Chemtura has filed a lawsuit in Superior Court of California in Sacramento seeking to overturn California’s new fire-safety standard for upholstered furniture. The standard, which requires furniture meet a cigarette “smolder test” to be considered safe for the public, is weaker than the old standard, Chemtura says. Until recently, California’s rules also required furniture to meet an “open flame” test in addition to the cigarette smolder test. “As a member of the industry that develops and supplies products to prevent fire injuries and deaths, we...

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