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The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has initiated advance notice of proposed rulemaking to address the risk of injury or death associated with clothing storage unit furniture tipping over.

The following factors may be considered in the development of performance and warning requirements:

  • Scope and definition of clothing storage units (CSUS)
  • Stability
  • Labeling
  • Tip over restraint devices (TRDs)

Standards to be considered during rulemaking:

  • ASTM F2057 — 17 Standard Safety Specification for Clothing Storage Units
  • ASTM F3096 — 14 Standard Performance Specification for Tip over Restraint(s) Used with Clothing Storage Unit(s)

This document is open for consultation until January 29, 2018.