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<p>The Department of Consumer Affairs, [http://www.bearhfti.ca.gov/ '''Bureau of Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation (BHFTI)]''' handles complaints pertaining to bedding, upholstered furniture and the filling material used in bedding or furniture.</p><br>
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<p>The Department of Consumer Affairs, [http://www.bearhfti.ca.gov/ '''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.</p>
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'''Bureau of Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation (BHFTI)'''<br>  
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'''Bureau of Electronics & Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings & Thermal Insulation (BEARHFTI)'''<br>  
[http://www.bearhfti.ca.gov/ '''www.bearhfti.ca.gov''']<br>
[http://www.bearhfti.ca.gov/ '''www.bearhfti.ca.gov''']<br>
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<p>[http://www.fire.ca.gov/FireMarshal/FireMarshal.asp '''Calfire Office of the State Marshal]''' sets standards for flame resistance in decorative fabrics.</p><br>
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Office of the State Marshal sets standards for flame resistance in decorative fabrics.<br>
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'''Calfire Office of the State Marshal'''<br>
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'''<font color="#4AA02C">Calfire Office of the State Marshal</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
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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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[http://www.fire.ca.gov/FireMarshal/FireMarshal.asp '''www.fire.ca.gov''']<br>  
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<p>[http://www.ftc.gov/ '''Federal Trade Commission (FTC)]''' keeps data on complaints regarding clothing, and care labeling.</p><br>3
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<p>[http://www.ftc.gov/ '''Federal Trade Commission (FTC)]''' keeps data on complaints regarding clothing, and care labeling.</p>
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'''FTC Headquarters - Consumer Response Center'''<br>
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'''<font color="#4AA02C">FTC Headquarters - Consumer Response Center</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW<br>
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW<br>
Washington, DC 20580-0001<br>
Washington, DC 20580-0001<br>
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'''U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission'''<br>  
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'''<font color="#4AA02C">US Consumer Product Safety Commission</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
4330 East West Highway<br>   
4330 East West Highway<br>   
Bethesda, MD 20814<br>   
Bethesda, MD 20814<br>   
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'''Complaint Jurisdiction:'''<br>
'''Complaint Jurisdiction:'''<br>
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<p>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.</p><br>
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<p>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.</p>
   
   
'''Outside Jurisdiction:'''<br>
'''Outside Jurisdiction:'''<br>
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'''To order literature (pamphlets/brochures):'''<br>
 
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'''<font color="#4AA02C">Consumer Product Safety Commission</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
Western Regional Office<br>
Western Regional Office<br>
1301 Clay Street, Suite 610-N<br>
1301 Clay Street, Suite 610-N<br>
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Southern California Branch<br>
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'''<font color="#4AA02C">Consumer Product Safety Commission</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
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'''Southern California Branch'''<br>
(714) 870-7560<br>
(714) 870-7560<br>
(800) 638-2772<br> 
(800) 638-2772<br> 
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Public Affairs Division<br>
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'''<font color="#4AA02C">Consumer Product Safety Commission</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
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'''Public Affairs Division'''<br>
(949) 829-8249<br>
(949) 829-8249<br>
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<p>'''Publications available:''' Futons & Flammability</p>       
 
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<p>'''See also:''' Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation (Bureau of) and State Fire Marshal (Department of)</p>
 
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<p>'''Other referrals:''' None</p><br>
 

Latest revision as of 21:40, 13 May 2013

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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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