HFPA releases standard for bath rugs
James Mammarella -- Home Textiles Today, July 26, 2013
New York - The Home Fashion Products Association has published a standard for the makers of residential bath rugs.
"The goal is for our voluntary standards to be adhered to by the industry and viewed by consumers and retailers as a measure of quality," said Ellery Moses, HFPA's executive director.
The standard for residential bath rugs covers the areas of performance, yarn types, dimensional tolerances, chemical characteristics and labeling.
The standards are available to HFPA members free of charge and to non-members for $35.
The HFPA has also published voluntary standards for residential terry bath towels and standard for residential bed sheets and pillowcases. In addition, through its down and feather section, it monitosr a compliance program for down & feather pillows.
For more information or to obtain a copy, contact Moses at 212-297-2131.
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