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Table 10 Description of FR modified bedding assemblies and FR bedclothes (Ohlemiller & Gann [2003])

From: Assessment of factors affecting fire performance of mattresses: a review

Bedding assembly*

Protective skirt

Description of bedclothes

  

Mattress pad

     Comforter

Pillow

Fitted, flat sheets, and pillowcase

Blanket

I

X

100% polyester fiberfill and100% cotton shell

50% cotton/50% polyester

100% acrylic

II

X

Blend of charring and non-charring fiberfill

FR polyester fill

  

III

     

IV

 

100% polyester fiberfill and charring barrier fabric (type 1) under 100% cotton shell

  

V

     

VI

 

100% polyester fiberfill and charring barrier fabric (type 2) under 100% cotton shell

  

VII

   
  1. * Bedding assembly includes mattress set (mattress and foundation) and bedclothes including protective skirt, mattress pad, two bed sheets, pillow with a pillowcase, blanket, and a comforter.