Calif. formaldehyde regs stir worries

Linville, Jeff
July 2006
Furniture/Today;7/31/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 46, p1
Trade Publication
The article looks at the expected impact of California's proposed formaldehyde emission regulations on the furniture industry. The California Air Resources Board plans to impose tighter formaldehyde restrictions on wood products. Urea formaldehyde is used in the resin that bonds manufactured wood products. Formaldehyde causes sinus irritation, coughing, wheezing, nausea, skin irritation and water eyes.


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