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EPA Further Delays Implementation of Final Rule for Wood Composite Formaldehyde Emissions

June 6, 2017 Industry News
In a direct final rule, the compliance dates for the rule set the emission limits, recordkeeping, and labeling requirements for March 22, 2018, instead of Dec. 12, 2017; importers of articles made with composite wood products, such as furniture or kitchen cabinets, must certify the articles comply by March 22, 2019; and laminated products producers have one additional year, until March 22, 2024, to comply with the emissions.

EPA Delays Implementation of Final Rule for Wood Composite Formaldehyde Emissions

March 28, 2017 Industry News
EPA has once again pushed back the implementation date for its final rule that limits formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products as a result of President Trump’s regulatory freeze, which initially delayed implementation until March 21, 2016. Implementation is now set for May 22, 2017.

EPA to Publish Final Formaldehyde Emissions Rule

December 6, 2016 Industry News
EPA's final rule limits formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products and establishes a process by which companies will use third parties to certify compliance with the formaldehyde emission standards.

EPA Releases Final Rule on Formaldehyde Emissions

August 2, 2016 Industry News
EPA's final rule limits formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products and establishes a process by which companies will use third parties to certify compliance with the formaldehyde emission standards. The final rule, which is effective Sept. 26, is mostly consistent with 2009 limits that California's Air Resources Board set.