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What is that little white tag on my chair?

Why does the chair I purchased from OFO have a little white tag on the fabric?

Chair with Steri Fab tag

Chair with Steri Fab tag

Are you aware that stores selling used upholstered furniture are required by law to follow specific sanitation procedures? Every piece of upholstered furniture sold at Office Furniture Outlet has undergone a sanitation process using Steri-Fab, a disinfectant that is effective against bacteria as well as insects, fungus, mold and mildew.

According to Virginia’s Legislative Information System, 12VAC5-125-100:

“Steri-Fab or Microban, or a comparable product approved by the commissioner meeting all the qualities and specifications of these chemicals, are the industry-recognized chemicals for sanitizing and disinfecting mattresses, bedding or upholstered furniture. This process is required for any business sanitizing used, secondhand or renovated mattresses, box springs, or similar articles of bedding or upholstered furniture offered for resale or rent in Virginia.”

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