What Woodworkers Need to Know About the EPA Formaldehyde Regulation

The federal regulation that definitively addresses formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products sold in the United States was published on Dec. 12, 2016, by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  If properly enforced, the regulation can ensure that all products – both domestic and imported composite wood panels and the finished products containing them – meet the world’s most stringent standards for formaldehyde emissions.  This article from the Woodworking Network highlights how this regulation may impact woodworkers.

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