Facts on Flammability

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There are also regulatory concerns.

Any regulatory standard must be based on performance criteria and not on a specified product and should be related to an identical stated risk.

Any regulatory standard, whether voluntary or by government agency, must apply equally to all competing or future materials and equally to natural and synthetic products.

It must also be recognized and clearly stated that any proposed test criteria do not and cannot absolutely predict performance in an actual fire.