Mattress Flame Retardant History

In 1953, the US Government started to recognize the hazards of flammable clothing with the Flammable Fabrics Act.  This law was enforced by the Federal Trade Commission (https://www.ftc.gov/) and focused on the flammability of interior furnishings and apparel.  It did...

Burning Characteristics of Fibers

From more flammable to less flammable cotton/linen Burns with a hot, vigorous flame, light colored smoke, and leaves red glowing ember after flaming stops. Does not melt or draw away from the flames. rayon/lyocell Burns similarly to cotton and linen, except that it...