Formaldehyde rule a threat

Linville, Jeff
May 2008
Furniture/Today;5/5/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 34, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the effect of the petition to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to restrict formaldehyde emission on the furniture industry in California. It is stated that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved tighter guidelines about the release of the formaldehyde. Accordingly, furniture manufacturers claimed that they feared that the rule would lead to a nationwide restriction of the chemicals used to glue together wood plies, particles or fibers.


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