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Since mid-2007, stringent federal flammability standards have applied to mattresses and to mattress sets offered for sale in the United States, the rationale being that they present a large source of “fuel load.”  These open flame requirements are contained within 16 CFR 1633 and serve to supplement the cigarette ignition requirements contained within the much older (1972) federal regulation of 16 CFR 1632.

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