TITLE

EPA denies formaldehyde petition

AUTHOR(S)
Combs, Heath E.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;6/30/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 41, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the denial of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the standardization of formaldehyde emissions rule in California led by the Sierra Club. The request has been declined due to lack of information to conduct analysis under Toxic Substance Control Act, authorizing the regulation of engineered wood. However, EPA will look at possible national formaldehyde standard to gain scientific understanding of the potential risks of formaldehyde in pressed wood products.
ACCESSION #
33022896

 

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