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Bedding Fillings (Specification)

Volume 498: debated on Tuesday 1 April 1952

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asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will, in the interests of public health, retain the utility specification for bedding fillings until new standards have been worked out.

The Orders which governed the utility scheme for bedding have been revoked; but the Regulations made under the Rag, Flock and Other Filling Materials Act, 1951, require that all fillings used for bedding shall conform to the same B.S.I. standards for cleanliness as were incorporated in the utility specifications.