New rules limit the amount of formaldehyde emitted from wood products produced domestically or imported from overseas.
Brianna Edson, a Mississippi resident, and her new dog Dixie in front of the travel trailer serving as their temporary home along with Brianna’s mother Wendy (not pictured) at the Ingalls-Wright Emergency Group Site, in November 2005. San Francisco, CA — This Friday is a big day for American consumers — and most don’t even realize it. As of June 1, 2018, it is illegal to manufacture or import composite wood products in the United States if they contain excessive amounts of formaldehyde. This major improvement to consumer safety is the result of a lawsuit filed in October 2017. […]