The European Furniture Industries Confederation (EFIC) is planning to lodge a formal complaint with the European Commission in the next few weeks, claiming UK furniture regulations lead to the unnecessary use of hazardous chemicals.
EFIC, which represents furniture industries in 15 EU member states, comprising more than the 70% of total European turnover, also said the UK’s furniture safety tests block trade. The confederation is launching a similar challenge against Ireland’s furniture regulations.
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