Floor Covering Backings Law and Legal Definition

According to 16 CFR 303.1 [Title 16 Commercial Practices; Chapter I Federal Trade Commission Subchapter C Regulations under Specific Acts of Congress; Part 303 Rules and Regulations under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act], floor covering backings mean "that part of a floor covering to which the pile, face, or outer surface is woven, tufted, hooked, knitted, or otherwise attached, and which provides the structural base of the floor covering. The term backing shall also include fabrics attached to the structural base of the floor covering in such a way as to form a part of such structural base, but shall not include the pile, face, or outer surface of the floor covering or any part thereof."