TITLE

Calif. formaldehyde regs stir worries

AUTHOR(S)
Linville, Jeff
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;7/31/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 46, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
21776051

 

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