On Friday, December 9 the Environmental Protection Agency issued a final rule to implement the Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products Act, adding Title VI to the Toxic Substances Control Act.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued a final ruling on the “Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products”. In summary, the final rule contains several provisions that will nationalize the California state standards on formaldehyde emissions for composite wood products, with provisions including the following bullet points:
The EPA just issued the final rule regulating formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products. One year after the rule is published, all composite wood products that are sold, supplied, offered for sale, manufactured, or imported in the U.S. must be labeled as Toxic Substances Control Act Title VI compliant.