The State of California through the Air Resources Board (CARB) has regulated the emission of Formaldehyde from Composite Wood Products. CCR 93120 took effect on January 1, 2009 for Wood Products manufacturers who make, sell or transport composite wood products within or through California.
- On September 25, 2017, EPA issued a final rule in the Federal Register to extend compliance dates for the Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products rule, including extending:
- The date for the emission standards, recordkeeping, and labeling provisions from December 12, 2017 to December 12, 2018;
- The date for import certification provisions from December 12, 2018 to March 22, 2019;
- The date for laminated product producer provisions from December 12, 2023 to March 22, 2024; and
- The conclusion of the transition period for CARB Third-Party Certifiers (TPCs) from December 12, 2018 to March 22, 2019.
The Plywood sold by VIETDUTCH JSC are Certified to meet CARB Phase 2 Emission Levels for Formaldehyde as defined by California CR 93120. ICTT Global (TPC-43) is our Thirth Party Certifier.