Resources and Guidance Materials, with Translations, for the Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products Rule

EPA is providing the following guidance materials on the Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products final rule pursuant to Title VI of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). These materials are meant to assist consumers and regulated stakeholders in understanding the rule requirements. These resources include fact sheets, frequently asked questions (FAQs) for consumers and regulated stakeholders, webinars and small entity compliance guides. Read the Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products final rule.

The effective date of the final rule has been delayed to May 22, 2017. Read the Federal Register notice extending the effective date.

EPA is working to extend compliance dates in the Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products final rule. Additionally, the direct final rule issued on July 11, 2017 to allow early labeling of complaint composite wood products will become effective on August 25, 2017. Learn more about these actions.

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Fact Sheet

EPA developed the following fact sheet to provide an overview of the formaldehyde emission standards final rule.

Read the fact sheet on the Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products final rule

Frequently Asked Questions

EPA developed FAQs to address concerns stakeholders may raise regarding implementation of the formaldehyde final rule.

Compliance Guides for Small Entities with Translations

EPA developed the following compliance guides for small entities, as required by the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996. These guides, and translations, are intended to assist small businesses regulated under the formaldehyde emission standards final rule.

Webinars

EPA hosted several webinars that covered the requirements of the Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products final rule.

Final Rule Response to Comments

EPA provided the following response to comments document for comments received during the proposed rule comment period. This document accompanied the issuance of the Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products final rule. This is a useful resource for stakeholders to help address questions that may arise regarding the final rule requirements.

See the response to comments document available in the final rule docket Exit