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


The Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Home Goods and Services (BHGS) handles complaints pertaining to bedding, upholstered furniture and the filling material used in bedding or furniture.

Bureau of Home Goods and Services (BHGS)

https://bhgs.dca.ca.gov/


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

Calfire State Headquarters

PO Box 944246

Sacramento, CA 94244-2460

(916) 653-5123

www.fire.ca.gov


Statefire Marshal

2251 Harvard Street

PO Box 944246

Sacramento, CA 94244-2460

(916) 568-3800

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

(800) 638-8270 TTY

(301) 504-0124 FAX

(301) 504-0025 FAX

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.




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