Air rule affects furniture

Linville, Jeff
May 2007
Furniture/Today;5/14/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 35, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that the California Air Resources Board has enacted tight restrictions on formaldehyde gas seeping out of composite wood product. According to the agency, it adopted the Air Toxic Control Measure because of health concerns about formaldehyde. The regulation will force manufacturers to re-engineer furniture and other wood products, which will take effect in two stages in 2009 and 2012.


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