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AHFA seeks judicial review of CPSC rule for clothing storage furniture

HIGH POINT, N.C. – The American Home Furnishings Alliance filed a petition for judicial review of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Safety Standard for Clothing Storage Units, seeking to have the rule vacated. The petition was filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Also joining the petition are the Mississippi Manufacturers Association and Mississippi Economic Council.

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Rockler recalls Murphy Bed kits for tip-over threat

MEDINA, Minn. – Rockler Companies Inc. has recalled approximately 2,300 Murphy Bed hardware kits that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said pose serious tip-over and entrapment hazards to children. The CPSC said the hardware kits used to secure the wooden wall enclosures to the wall studs do not provide sufficient bracing support. To date, Rockler has received received five reports of the wooden wall enclosure falling from the wall, including one report of injury involving muscle strain and soreness to an adult.