(a) The Consumer Product Safety Commission shall conduct a
continuing study and investigation of the deaths, injuries, and
economic losses resulting from accidental burning of products,
fabrics, or related materials.
(b) In cooperation with appropriate public and private agencies,
the Commission is authorized to -
(1) conduct research into the flammability of products,
fabrics, and materials;
(2) conduct feasibility studies on reduction of flammability of
products, fabrics, and materials;
(3) develop flammability test methods and testing devices; and
(4) offer appropriate training in the use of flammability test
methods and testing devices.