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EPA proposes new rules for formaldehyde emissions

2:36 PM MDT | June 10, 2013 | —Lindsay Frost

EPA announced on 29 May that is has proposed two rules to ensure that composite wood products produced domestically or imported into the US meet the formaldehyde emission standards established by Congress. “The proposed regulations announced … reflect EPA’s continued efforts to protect the public from exposure to harmful chemicals in their daily lives,” says James Jones, EPA’s acting assistant administrator for the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention. “Once final, the rules will reduce the public’s exposure to this harmful chemical...

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