26. 02. 2021


Fire reaction of upholstered furniture for the Italian market

The "spot" test.

Specific legal provisions which prescribe for the class 1.IM a certification by an authorized laboratory have been in force for many years for the upholstered furniture products and also the homologation issued by the Italian Home Office is required for serial productions.

Furniture manufacturers and related suppliers know that very well.

In this article we would like to summarize some key points on the relevance of evaluating the correct choice of materials composing the upholstered parts of a furniture product and that must be tested (from the different types of coverings and interliner, to the different upholstery available on our market. ), given that a good fire behavior of these components is crucial, although not always sufficient, to obtain class 1.IM (read more).

For information:
Luigino Cavassi
+39 0432 747237

Leonardo Pertoldi
+39 0432 747240