Law Labels

Products Requiring Registration

Which stuffed furniture and bedding products need law labels?

Does your stuffed furniture or bedding product need a law label? That depends on the type of product as well as the filling material it is filled with.

Products requiring law labels

The following is a list of all known products that require law labels in the United States. If you do not see your product, it may fall under a product category on the list.

You may also be curious about whether or not you require a license to sell your stuffed product. If you have questions, a GRS team member can help you understand exactly what steps are needed for you to sell your products in the United States.

SEATING

Bar Stools
Bean Bags
Cushions for Furniture
Decorative Pillows
Dining Room Chairs
Ottomans
Reclining Chairs
Sofas/Loveseats
Upholstered Chairs
Upholstered Dual Purpose Furniture

BEDDING

Bed Pillows
Comforters
Cushions for Bedding
Mattresses, Foundations & Futons
Mattress Pads
Neck Rolls / Pillows
Quilts
Sleeping Pads
Upholstered Headboards
Waterbed Mattresses, Liners, Heaters & Frames

FOR BABIES & CHILDREN

Baby Bath Slings
Baby Carrier (Harness)
Baby Changing Pads
Crib Bumper Pads
Padded Baby Carriers
Play Mats
Potty Seats (padded)
Stroller Padded Components
Stuffed Toys

VEHICLE

Automobile Seat Cushions
Car Seat Protectors
Car Seat Strap Covers
Child’s Car Seat

MISCELLANEOUS

Bathtub Mats
Filling Materials in Bulk
Furniture Covers (for pets)
Laptop Desks
Medical Lumbar Support
Shopping Cart Covers

OUTDOORS & RECREATION

Bicycle Seats
Boat Seating
Exercise Equipment Cushions
Ice Fishing Bucket Seats
Sleeping Bags
Trampoline Padding

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DISCLAIMER: Please note, these categories are only for your convenience in locating your products. The actual category of certain products in regards to regulation is left up to certain states.

Filling materials that require a law label

Law labels inform the consumer about hidden contents, or “filling materials,” inside stuffed bedding and furniture products. They describe the filling material as a percentage by weight. For example, 80% Polyurethane Foam, 20% Polyester Fibers.

Below is a glossary of filling materials that your stuffed bedding or furniture product may contain, which must be listed on the law label.

COTTON

Cotton Fiber
Cotton Felt
Staple Cotton
Cotton Linters
Cotton By-Products
Cotton Waste
Cotton Batting
Blended Cotton
Felt Staple
Loose Cotton

WOOL

Wool or Virgin Wool
Wool By-Products
Wool Waste

TANNERS WOOL

Wool Blends or Mixtures (Blended Wool)
Wool Felt
Wool Batt
Wool Batting Blended
Wool Felt

HAIR

Hair
Hair Mixtures
Hair Classification
Curled Hair
Uncurled Hair

FEATHERS

Feathers
Goose Feathers
Duck Feathers
Waterfowl Feathers
Turkey Feathers
Chicken Feathers

QUILLS

Quill Feathers
Feather Fibers
Crushed Feathers
Chopped Feathers
Damaged Feathers
Feather Mixtures
Residue (Feathers)
Marabou Fibers
Stripped Feathers
Nestling Feather

DOWN

Down
Goose Down
Duck Down
Plumule
Nestling Down
Down Fibers

RUBBER

Rubber
Latex Foam Rubber
Sponge Rubber

FOAM

Urethane Foam
Polyurethane Foam
Urethane Foam / High Resilience
Polystyrene Foam Beads
Vinyl Foam
Neoprene Foam
Molded Styrofoam
Olefin Foam
Urethane Foam Skins

MAN-MADE OR MANUFACTURED FIBERS

Acetate Fiber
Acrylic Fiber
Azlon Fiber
Glass Fiber
Modacrylic Fiber
Nylon Fiber
Nytril Fiber
Olefin Fiber
Rayon Fiber
Saran Fiber
Spandex Fiber
Vinyl Fiber
Polyester Pneumacel
Metallic Fiber
Polyester Fiber
Vinyon Fiber

MISCELLANEOUS VEGETABLE FIBERS

Cattail Plant Fibers
Cellulose Fiber
Coconut Husk Fiber or Coir
Buckwheat Hulls
Excelsior
Flax Fiber
Flax Tow
Hay
Jute Pad
Kapok
Milkweed Fiber
Moss
Sea Grass
Silk
Sisal, Sisal Fiber
Sisal Fiber Tow
Sisal Fiber Waste
Straw
Tampico
Tampico Fibers
Tula, Tula Fiber
Esparto Fiber
Jute Fiber
Palm Fiber

VARIOUS FIBER BY-PRODUCTS AND OTHER FILLING MATERIALS

Textile Fiber By-Product
Textile Clippings
Dry Polymer
Textile Fiber of Unknown Kind
Textile Fiber Waste

ADJUNCTIVE TERMS (For Use With Above Terms When Applicable)

All-Pure 100%
Batting or Felt
Cemented
Damaged
Oily
Pad
Pieces
Rubberized
Colored / Dyed
Trash
Used-Secondhand
Waste
Card, Strips, Stripping
Comber or Noils
Fly
Garnetted
Napper
Picker, Picker Motes or Motes
Boric Acid Treated
Molded
Resinated or Resin Treated
Spring Unit
Wire Spring Unit
Coil Spring Unit
Miscellaneous Waste Fibers

RESTRICTIVE AND PROHIBITED TERMS

Bonded
Border
Burlap
Cotton (by itself)
Fiber Fill
Hen Feathers
Paper Sheets
Recycled
Steel Wool
Tan-O-Quill
Trade Names
Trademarks
Defabricated Fibers
Shredded
Curled Feathers
Rubber By-Products
Wood Wool
Virgin

Pennsylvania variances

The state of Pennsylvania prohibits law labels from listing certain common filling materials, such as “pad” and “batting.” In order to list these filling materials on your product’s law label, GRS can help you apply for a Pennsylvania variance.

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Request a Law Label Audit

If your product contains one or more of the materials listed on this page, the manufacturer will need to register before the product can legally be sold in the United States. Global Registration Services can help you get compliant and stay compliant.

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