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December 13th, 2016
NJ Aims to Ban Supplemental Mattresses

The New Jersey Assembly has introduced a bill that aims to ban supplemental mattresses. The bill is tagged as Assembly Bill 1139 and prohibits the sale of unsafe supplemental mattresses designed for children’s products. The bill aims to add supplemental mattresses to the list of children’s products deemed to be unsafe. When the bill becomes… read more

January 28th, 2015
September 10th, 2014
Mattress Flammability Testing

UL’s global network of accredited laboratories provides expertise in mattress flammability testing to help manufacturers ensure compliance with regulations. We can help manufacturers in the product development phase, as well as with material changes, failure analysis, comparison testing and claims verification. Mattress Testing Standards UL can test mattresses and futons to the current editions of… read more

August 12th, 2014
Webinar: Prop 65 Phthalates Update: Keeping Up with DINP

California Proposition 65 affects manufacturers of products sold in California containing any one of 100s of chemicals listed by the State of California as known carcinogens or reproductive toxins. In Dec 2013, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) added diisononyl phthalate (DINP) to California’s Prop 65 list as “known to the State… read more

February 26th, 2014
UL to Exhibit at ISPA Expo

UL will exhibit at ISPA Expo, the bedding industry tradeshow, in March. UL is a global provider of third-party testing, certification, audit, inspection and quality assurance programs. UL offers services for mattresses and bedding, including: Performance and Mechanical Testing Chemical Content Testing Flammability Testing, including 16 CFR 1633. and other International, Federal, and state requirements… read more