In order for us to be able to accept the
items that you donate, they have to meet certain safety
We can only accept upholstered items if there is a label
attached that lets us know it meets UK safety standards. Mattresses
and upholstered bed bases have to be in a good clean condition with
no rips, tears or stains. The items must also have a fire label
sewn in, which refers to BS7177*
There are two versions of a fire label as shown below. They are
permanent and will be sewn into or stapled to the item.
Unfortunately we cannot accept items where the labels are not on
each individual item.
The fire label may be on any external surface of the item
including underneath removable seating and cushions.
*BS7177 – this is the British safety
specification for resistance to ignition of mattresses, divans and