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1131 S Street<br>   
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1416 9th Street<br>   
Sacramento, CA 95814<br>   
Sacramento, CA 95814<br>   
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(916) 445-8200<br>   
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(916) 653-5123<br>   
[http://www.fire.ca.gov/FireMarshal/FireMarshal.asp '''www.fire.ca.gov''']<br>  
[http://www.fire.ca.gov/FireMarshal/FireMarshal.asp '''www.fire.ca.gov''']<br>  

Revision as of 15:36, 21 March 2012

011-BEARHFTI

FABRIC (PRODUCT SAFETY)

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Fabric (product safety) issues may be referred to the following entities:


The Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Electronics & Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings & Thermal Insulation (BEARHFTI) handles complaints pertaining to bedding, upholstered furniture and the filling material used in bedding or furniture.

Bureau of Electronics & Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings & Thermal Insulation (BEARHFTI)
www.bearhfti.ca.gov


Office of the State Marshal sets standards for flame resistance in decorative fabrics.

Calfire Office of the State Marshal
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 653-5123
www.fire.ca.gov


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) keeps data on complaints regarding clothing, and care labeling.

FTC Headquarters - Consumer Response Center
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20580-0001
(877) 382-4357
www.ftc.gov


US Consumer Product Safety Commission
4330 East West Highway
Bethesda, MD 20814
(800) 638-2772
www.cpsc.gov


Complaint Jurisdiction:

Sets flammability and safety standards in clothing. Handles safety issues for; children's products (cribs, toys, bunk beds, etc.), electronic appliances, household appliances and clothing.

Outside Jurisdiction:

Cars, food, cosmetics, banks.



To order pamphlets/brochures:

Consumer Product Safety Commission
Western Regional Office
1301 Clay Street, Suite 610-N
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 637-4050
(800) 638-2772


Consumer Product Safety Commission
Southern California Branch
(714) 870-7560
(800) 638-2772


Consumer Product Safety Commission
Public Affairs Division
(949) 829-8249



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