american home furnishings alliance

Tip over hangtag rule proposed

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s proposed rule for a mandatory furniture stability standard includes a requirement for a new hangtag that would highlight a product’s performance and technical data for consumers, according to the American Home Furnishings Alliance.

AHFA furniture makers donate $12K to App State students

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Furniture Foundation has awarded $12,000 in grant funding to Appalachian State University’s furniture design program to support student scholarship opportunities.
By Appalachian State University

Flawed formaldehyde test method used on Wayfair furniture: AHFA

American Home Furnishings Alliance called "imprecise and unreliable" the deconstructive testing that produced high formaldehyde emission levels in some Wayfair imported casegoods. The AHFA released test results Jan. 4 it says confirm the safety of furniture containing engineered wood with formaldehyde within CARB permissible levels.

Marketing Program Helps Furniture Execs Stay Ahead

The industry’s only education event targeting marketing executives returns to the Washington, D.C., area in 2015 for a program that will touch on housing trends, social media marketing, and the marketing department’s expanding role in regulatory compliance issues.
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